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Synonyms for rigor
ˈrɪg ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigour, severity, severeness, rigorousness, rigourousness(noun)

    something hard to endure

    "the asperity of northern winters"

    Synonyms:
    hardness, cogency, hard knocks, severeness, austereness, harshness, gruesomeness, asperity, luridness, rigour, stiffness, inclemency, badness, adversity, hardship, rigorousness, sharpness, grimness, severity, rigourousness, ghastliness, validity

  2. cogency, validity, rigor, rigour(noun)

    the quality of being valid and rigorous

    Synonyms:
    cogency, severeness, robustness, hardiness, harshness, hardness, asperity, stiffness, validness, inclemency, hardship, rigorousness, lustiness, grimness, severity, rigourousness, rigour, validity

  3. severity, severeness, harshness, rigor, rigour, rigorousness, rigourousness, inclemency, hardness, stiffness(noun)

    excessive sternness

    "severity of character"; "the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"; "the rigors of boot camp"

    Synonyms:
    insensibility, ruggedness, callosity, grimness, awkwardness, severeness, unfeelingness, austereness, harshness, hardness, asperity, stiffness, callousness, scratchiness, roughness, cogency, gracelessness, inclemency, inclementness, badness, bad weather, hardship, rigorousness, cruelty, cruelness, clumsiness, abrasiveness, severity, rigourousness, rigour, validity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rigor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stiffness, rigidity, rigidness, inflexibility

  2. rigor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    severity, austerity, harshness, sternness, asperity

  3. rigor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    strictness, exactness

  4. rigor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inclemency

  5. rigor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Med.) sudden coldness with shivering

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rigor(n)

    Synonyms:
    rigidity, inflexibility, austerity, severity, asperity, sternness, inclemency, stringency

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    rigour, thoroughness, stiffness, stringency, rigidity, strictness, severity

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How to use rigor in a sentence?

  1. Scott Becker:

    They're selling these tests, but nobody has checked their quality. We need some level of scientific review and rigor on these tests.

  2. Diana Silver:

    However, given the evidence that many underage smokers get their cigarettes from friends or others, efforts to restrict access to those 21 and older may make it much more difficult for 16 and 17 year olds to find a regular source of cigarettes, there hasn't been a lot of research about the rigor and depth of enforcement of these laws, and there needs to be.

  3. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa:

    We have to be loyal to the commitments we have adopted, especially the ones that are part of our foreign policy, such as the European Union, without rigor and financial transparency the risk of returning to crises is painfully larger.

  4. Scott Becker:

    It's just deceptive, they're selling these tests, but nobody has checked their quality. We need some level of scientific review and rigor on these tests.

  5. Michael Dudas:

    That makes it a lot more difficult to get the confidence level from the board and investors to take big swings, i do think the industry will be a lot more collaborative as we move forward, because investors want risk-adjusted returns that require some thought and some rigor.


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