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Rigor

Rig´or
n.1.Rigidity; stiffness.
2.(ed.) A sense of chilliness, with contraction of the skin; a convulsive shuddering or tremor, as in the chill preceding a fever.
Rigor caloris
(Physiol.) a form of rigor mortis induced by heat, as when the muscle of a mammal is heated to about 50° C.
Rigor mortis
death stiffening; the rigidity of the muscles that occurs at death and lasts till decomposition sets in. It is due to the formation of myosin by the coagulation of the contents of the individual muscle fibers.
1.The becoming stiff or rigid; the state of being rigid; rigidity; stiffness; hardness.
2.(Med.) See 1st Rigor, 2.
3.Severity of climate or season; inclemency; as, the rigor of the storm; the rigors of winter.
4.Stiffness of opinion or temper; rugged sternness; hardness; relentless severity; hard-heartedness; cruelty.
All his rigor is turned to grief and pity.
- Denham.
If I shall be condemn'd
Upon surmises, . . . I tell you
'T is rigor and not law.
- Shak.
5.Exactness without allowance, deviation, or indulgence; strictness; as, the rigor of criticism; to execute a law with rigor; to enforce moral duties with rigor; - opposed to lenity.
6.Severity of life; austerity; voluntary submission to pain, abstinence, or mortification.
7.Violence; force; fury.
Noun1.rigor - something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters"
2.rigor - the quality of being logically valid
Synonyms: rigour, validity, cogency
3.rigor - excessive sternness; "severity of character"; "the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"; "the rigors of boot camp"
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