Definition of Rigorists

1. Noun. (plural of rigorist) ¹



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Definition of Rigorists

1. rigorist [n] - See also: rigorist

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Literary usage of Rigorists

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1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"... pleasure) those who held to its residence in the virtuous will Perfectionists, or (with certain qualifications added) rigorists. Those who hold that it ..."

2. A History of Auricular Confession and Indulgences in the Latin Church by Henry Charles Lea (1896)
"Both the rigorists and the ... have recourse to another confessor, though the rigorists argued that commutation should be allowed only for weighty reasons. ..."

3. Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Religion by Claude Goldsmid Montefiore (1892)
"Fanatical rigorists, for example, perhaps attempted to remember and observe all those distinctions respecting the various capacities of different utensils ..."

4. A History of Auricular Confession and Indulgences in the Latin Church by Henry Charles Lea (1896)
"... and its members in turn were stigmatized as rigorists. Though France was their headquarters, they were to be found every- 1 The good ..."

5. The Hibbert Lectures by Hibbert Trust (1892)
"Fanatical rigorists, for example, perhaps attempted to remember and observe all those distinctions respecting the various capacities of different utensils ..."

6. Manual of Universal Church History by Johannes Baptist Alzog, Francis Joseph Pabisch, Thomas Sebastian Byrne (1890)
"He died April 22, 1253.l So violent was the opposition of the rigorists that they ... The same idea was further developed by the two Franciscan rigorists, ..."

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