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Definition of Rigor

Rigor

  1. Rigidity; stiffness.
  2. A sense of chilliness, with contraction of the skin; a convulsive shuddering or tremor, as in the chill preceding a fever.
  3. The becoming stiff or rigid; the state of being rigid; rigidity; stiffness; hardness.
  4. See 1st Rigor, 2.
  5. Severity of climate or season; inclemency; as, the rigor of the storm; the rigors of winter.
  6. Stiffness of opinion or temper; rugged sternness; hardness; relentless severity; hard-heartedness; cruelty.
  7. Exactness without allowance, deviation, or indulgence; strictness; as, the rigor of criticism; to execute a law with rigor; to enforce moral duties with rigor; -- opposed to lenity.
  8. Severity of life; austerity; voluntary submission to pain, abstinence, or mortification.
  9. Violence; force; fury.
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Rigor Translations

rigor in Dutch is stijfheid
rigor in Latin is severitas
rigor in Spanish is rigor
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