rigorism
noun Date: 1704 rigidity in principle or practice • rigorist noun or adjectiverigoristic adjective

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  • rigorism — RIGORÍSM s.n. 1. Concepţie etică ce opune în mod rigid normele morale necesităţilor fizice şi spirituale ale omului. 2. Severitate extremă în stabilirea, în interpretarea sau în aplicarea normelor morale sau, p. gener., a altor norme. – Din fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Rigorism — Rig or*ism, n. [Cf. F. rigorisme.] 1. Rigidity in principle or practice; strictness; opposed to {laxity}. [1913 Webster] 2. Severity, as of style, or the like. Jefferson. [1913 Webster] 3. (Ethics) Strictness in ethical principles; usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rigorism — [rig′ər iz΄əm] n. [Fr rigorisme] strictness or severity, as in religion, moral code, artistic style, etc. rigorist n …   English World dictionary

  • rigorism — rigorist, n. rigoristic, adj. /rig euh riz euhm/, n. 1. extreme strictness. 2. (in Roman Catholic moral philosophy) the theory that in doubtful cases of conscience no course may be followed that is contrary to Catholic law and doctrine. [1695… …   Universalium

  • rigorism — noun strictness (in interpreting or enforcing a rule) …   Wiktionary

  • rigorísm — s. n., pl. rigorísme …   Romanian orthography

  • rigorism — noun extreme strictness in interpreting a law or principle. ↘the Roman Catholic doctrine that in doubtful cases of conscience the strict course is always to be followed. Derivatives rigorist noun & adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • rigorism — rig·or·ism …   English syllables

  • rigorism —  Ригоризм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • rigorism — /ˈrɪgərɪzəm/ (say riguhrizuhm) noun 1. extreme strictness, as in enforcing a rule, etc. 2. Roman Catholic Theology the theory that in doubtful cases of conscience the strict course is always to be followed. –rigorist, noun –rigoristic… …   Australian English dictionary

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