Definition of Rigors

1. Noun. (American English) (plural of rigor) ¹



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Definition of Rigors

1. rigor [n] - See also: rigor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rigors

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rigorisms
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rigoristic
rigorists
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rigorizations
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rigorized
rigorizes
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rigorous
rigorously
rigorousness
rigorousnesses
rigors (current term)
rigour
rigour mortis
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Literary usage of Rigors

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1. The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the Abdication by David Hume (1854)
"rigors of the Norman government—8. New insurrections—9. New rigors of the government—10. Introduction of the feudal law—11. Innovation in ecclesiastical ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1904)
"The earlier rigors were much more severe than the later ones, and accordingly ... In some of the earlier rigors the effect upon the pulse was profound ..."

3. The Diagnosis of Nervous Diseases by James Purves-Stewart (1906)
"But often rigors are toxic in origin, as are those occurring at the onset of ... In all these toxic rigors, although the shivering patient has a sensation ..."

4. Coulson on the Diseases of the Bladder and Prostate Gland by William Coulson (1881)
"It is not known on what the rigors depend; they have been attributed to sympathy ... Where disease of the kidney co-exists, rigors are very apt to occur, ..."

5. The Clinical Journal (1898)
"Other examples of false rigors will doubtless suggest themselves to some of you. Knowing as we do so little as regards the pathology of rigors, ..."

6. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1901)
"REMARKS ON TWO CASES OF ENTERIC FEVER, COMPLICATED WITH rigors AND EXACERBATIONS OF HIGH TEMPERATURE. By VINCENT DICKINSON, MD, MRCP, Assistant Physician to ..."

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