rigour

Definitions of rigour
  1. noun
    excessive sternness
  2. noun
    something hard to endure
    synonyms: asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigorousness, rigourousness, severeness, severity
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    types:
    sternness
    the quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding
    type of:
    difficultness, difficulty
    the quality of being difficult
  3. noun
    the quality of being valid and rigorous
    synonyms: cogency, rigor, validity
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    type of:
    believability, credibility, credibleness
    the quality of being believable or trustworthy
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