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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Latin rigor (stiffness, rigidity, rigor, cold, harshness), from rigere (to be rigid).

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NounEdit

rigor (countable and uncountable, plural rigors)

  1. US spelling of rigour
  2. (informal) an abbreviated form of rigor mortis.
    • 2005, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Pashazade, page 4, paragraph 3
      Heat always upped the rate at which rigor gripped a corpse.

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

rigor m

  1. Apocopic form of rigore

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From rigeō (I am rigid) +‎ -or.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rigor m (genitive rigōris); third declension

  1. stiffness, rigidity
  2. rigor, cold, harshness, severity

DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rigor rigōrēs
Genitive rigōris rigōrum
Dative rigōrī rigōribus
Accusative rigōrem rigōrēs
Ablative rigōre rigōribus
Vocative rigor rigōrēs

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Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

rigor f (oblique plural rigors, nominative singular rigor, nominative plural rigors)

  1. harshness; severity
  2. stiffness; rigidity

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

rigor m (plural rigores)

  1. rigour (higher level of difficulty)
  2. rigour (severity or strictness)
  3. rigidity; inflexibility

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rîɡor/
  • Hyphenation: ri‧gor

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rȉgor m (Cyrillic spelling ри̏гор)

  1. rigour

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rigor, rigoris.

NounEdit

rigor m (plural rigores)

  1. rigour