Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality or state of being rigorous; severity without allowance or mitigation; strictness; exactness; rigor.

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  • noun The property of being rigorous, strictness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun something hard to endure
  • noun excessive sternness

Etymologies

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rigorous +β€Ž -ness

Examples

  • Update: Dan Bartlett is going on and on about the "rigorousness" of the process the administration undertook with this port deal.

    Hullabaloo

  • Update: Dan Bartlett is going on and on about the "rigorousness" of the process the administration undertook with this port deal.

    Hullabaloo

  • Update: Dan Bartlett is going on and on about the "rigorousness" of the process the administration undertook with this port deal.

    Hullabaloo

  • Update: Dan Bartlett is going on and on about the "rigorousness" of the process the administration undertook with this port deal.

    Hullabaloo

  • Update: Dan Bartlett is going on and on about the "rigorousness" of the process the administration undertook with this port deal.

    Hullabaloo

  • In invalidating the use of racial classifications used to remedy past discrimination in Croson, the Court applied strict scrutiny, stating that its rigorousness would ensure that: the means chosen β€œfit” this compelling goal so closely that there is little or no possibility that the motive for the classification was illegitimate racial prejudice or stereotype.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Affirmative Action and Racial Profiling Revisited

  • The discovery of these errors had significant impact on the lives of individuals, and raised issues of competency, rigorousness of guidelines, and accountability.

    Dr. Sarita Verma at the Health Law Conference : Law is Cool

  • It is also key that they never lose sight of the fact that establishing sufficient rigorousness for such a process is of paramount importance to ensuring that their integrity is not squandered for bad tradeoffs.

    Chris Genovali: Would a Grizzly Bear Certify This Fishery?

  • In invalidating the use of racial classifications used to remedy past discrimination in Croson, the Court applied strict scrutiny, stating that its rigorousness would ensure that:

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Affirmative Action and Racial Profiling Revisited

  • We can only hope that this is not a reflection of the rigorousness of other studies carried out in Richmond House.

    More Brownies from Bradshaw

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