rigorousness

rigorousness
noun
1. something hard to endure
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the asperity of northern winters

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Derivationally related forms: ↑severe (for: ↑severeness), ↑grim (for: ↑grimness)
Hypernyms: ↑difficulty, ↑difficultness
Hyponyms: ↑sternness
2. excessive sternness
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severity of character

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the harshness of his punishment was inhuman

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the rigors of boot camp

Syn:
Derivationally related forms:
hard (for: ↑hardness), ↑inclement (for: ↑inclemency), ↑rigorous, ↑rigorous (for: ↑rigor), ↑harsh (for: ↑harshness), ↑severe (for: ↑severeness), ↑severe (for: ↑severity)
Hypernyms: ↑sternness, ↑strictness

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