rigour

Definitions of rigour
1

n excessive sternness

n something hard to endure

Synonyms:
asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigorousness, rigourousness, severeness, severity
Types:
sternness
the quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding
Type of:
difficultness, difficulty
the quality of being difficult

n the quality of being valid and rigorous

Synonyms:
cogency, rigor, validity
Type of:
believability, credibility, credibleness
the quality of being believable or trustworthy

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