Definitions

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  • adj. Not rigorous.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ rigorous

Examples

  • What Galileo seems to be saying is that nonrigorous, exploratory methods, based on trial and experiment, can lead to a certain degree of probability in the conclusion.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The narrative is the set of assumptions the press believes in, possibly without even knowing that it believes in them .... it's a set of casual, nonrigorous assumptions about a reality they've never really experienced that's arranged in such a way as to reinforce their best and most ideal presumptions about themselves and their importance to the system and the way they've chosen to live their lives.

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  • Still, the words retain a nonrigorous quality, not entirely fit for serious scholarship.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XI No 1

  • "perpetuated a pernicious form of sexism: academic dependence and nonrigorous instruction."

    The Trouble With Single-Sex Schools

  • Rather, it’s a set of casual, nonrigorous assumptions about a reality they’ve never really experienced that’s arranged in such a way as to reinforce their best and most ideal presumptions about themselves and their importance to the system and the way they’ve chosen to live their lives.

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  • On the other hand, nonrigorous math won’t scare you.

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