Rig"or*ism (?), n.

1.

Rigidity in principle or practice; strictness; -- opposed to laxity.

2.

Severity, as of style, or the like. Jefferson.

 

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Rig"or*ism (?), n. [Cf. F. rigorisme.] (Ethics)

Strictness in ethical principles; -- usually applied to ascetic ethics, and opposed to ethical latitudinarianism.

 

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