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Synonyms for rigor
ˈrɪg ərrig·or

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  1. asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigour, severity, severeness, rigorousness, rigourousnessnoun

    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, rigournoun

    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, stiffnessnoun

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rigornoun

    Synonyms:
    stiffness, rigidity, rigidness, inflexibility

  2. rigornoun

    Synonyms:
    severity, austerity, harshness, sternness, asperity

  3. rigornoun

    Synonyms:
    strictness, exactness

  4. rigornoun

    Synonyms:
    inclemency

  5. rigornoun

    Synonyms:
    (Med.) sudden coldness with shivering

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rigornoun

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

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How to use rigor in a sentence?

  1. Nikole Hannah-Jones:

    Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates are at a critical juncture in Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates democracy, and yet Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates press does not reflect the nation it serves and too often struggles to grasp the danger for Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates country as Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates see growing attacks on free speech and the fundamental right to vote, in the storied tradition of the Black press, the Center for Journalism and Democracy will help produce journalists capable of accurately and urgently covering the challenges of our democracy with a clarity, skepticism, rigor and historical dexterity that is too often missing from today's journalism.

  2. Meredith Lukas:

    So many Virginia schools have remained closed and it is incredibly frustrating to have them toying with the idea of reducing the rigor in math of all things. i really like my math class right now because it’s the right level for me but I know if it was easier, I’d be very bored and would not enjoy it.

  3. Ron Belldegrun:

    Infant formula is — appropriately — the most regulated food in the world. The road to providing babies with sole source nutrition should be met with the highest rigor, but for the benefit of babies, and their parents, there need to be more incentives for new brands to rise to the challenge. We need more support for infant formula manufacturing and product innovation at the state and federal levels.

  4. 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.

  5. Richard Swart:

    Companies across the United States, for the first time since 1933, will be able to seek investments from ordinary Americans without having to go through the expense and rigor of a full-public stock offering.


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