rigorism

noun

rig·​or·​ism ˈri-gə-ˌri-zəm How to pronounce rigorism (audio)
: rigidity in principle or practice
rigorist noun or adjective
rigoristic adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1704, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rigorism was in 1704

Dictionary Entries Near rigorism

Cite this Entry

“Rigorism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rigorism. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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