Antonyms for rigor:

forbearance, mildness, lenience, leniency, gentleness.

Synonyms for rigor:

Sense 1

difficulty, austerity, sternness, stringency, discipline, toughness.

Sense 2

vicissitude, rigidity.

Sense 2 (noun)

rigidity, toughness, stringency, austerity, sternness.

Sense 3 (noun)

vicissitude, difficulty.

precision (noun)

exactness, accuracy, strictness, correctness, faultlessness, exactitude, preciseness, rightness, precision.

rigidity (noun)

difficulty, stringency, sternness, austerity, inflexibility.

rigor (noun)

rigour, inclemency, hardness, hardship, cogency, grimness, severity, stiffness, asperity, rigorousness, harshness, validity.

severity (noun)

austerity, rigidity, rigorousness, severity, hardness, strictness, stringency, sternness.

Usage examples for rigor:

  • I insist on full rigor of the law for which I am taxed inordinately." - "Winds of the World", Talbot Mundy.
  • She felt the rigor lessen. - "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.

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