Synonyms for rigor

Synonyms for (noun) rigor

Synonyms: rigor, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness, severeness, severity, inclemency, hardness, harshness, stiffness

Definition: excessive sternness

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

Similar words: sternness, strictness

Definition: uncompromising resolution


Synonyms: asperity, severeness, severity, hardship, grimness, rigor, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness

Definition: something hard to endure

Usage: the asperity of northern winters

Similar words: difficultness, difficulty

Definition: the quality of being difficult

Usage: they agreed about the difficulty of the climb


Synonyms: rigor, rigour, validity, cogency

Definition: the quality of being valid and rigorous

Similar words: credibility, credibleness, believability

Definition: the quality of being believable or trustworthy