(?), n. [Cf. F. rigorisme.] 1. Rigidity in principle or practice; strictness; -- opposed to laxity.
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2. Severity, as of style, or the like. Jefferson.
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3. (Ethics) Strictness in ethical principles; -- usually applied to ascetic ethics, and opposed to ethical latitudinarianism.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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