Synonyms of rigour in English:

rigour


See definition of rigour

noun

1‘the mines were operated under conditions of some rigour’

SYNONYMS

strictness, severity, sternness, stringency, austerity, toughness, hardness, harshness, rigidity, inflexibility

cruelty, savagery, relentlessness, unsparingness, authoritarianism, despotism, intransigence

ANTONYMS

laxness

2‘a speech noted for its intellectual rigour’

SYNONYMS

meticulousness, thoroughness, carefulness, attention to detail, diligence, scrupulousness, exactness, exactitude, precision, accuracy, correctness, strictness, punctiliousness, conscientiousness

archaic nicety

ANTONYMS

carelessness

3rigours‘she could not face the rigours of the journey’

SYNONYMS

hardship, harshness, severity, adversity, suffering, privation, ordeal, misery, distress, trial

discomfort, inconvenience

ANTONYMS

pleasures