Rigor - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈriɡər|  American pronunciation of the word rigor
Brit.  |ˈrɪɡɔː|  British pronunciation of the word rigor

noun

- something hard to endure (syn: asperity, grimness, hardship, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness, severeness, severity)
- the quality of being valid and rigorous (syn: cogency, rigour, validity)
- excessive sternness(syn: hardness, harshness, inclemency, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness, severeness, severity, stiffness)

the rigors of boot camp

Examples

They underwent the rigors of military training.

the rigors of life in the wilderness

They conducted the experiments with scientific rigor.

a scholar known for her intellectual rigor

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