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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Inflexibility. Also: A condition that makes life difficult.

Usage examples (38)
  • We try to make candy with all the rigor and the professionalism of a public company but with the heart and the vitality of a private company, ... Business Unusual.
  • Whatever this kind of blog discourse may lack in conventional "rigor" is certainly balanced out by its immediacy and its enthusiasm.
  • The lack of mathematical rigor is remedied by getting clues from experimental observations.
  • So the book added a certain rigor and pushed me to make the ‘project’ whole and complete on some level. for more
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