HyperDic: rigorous

English > 2 senses of the word rigorous:
ADJECTIVEallrigorous, strictrigidly accurate
allrigorous, stringent, tightdemanding strict / strict attention to rules and procedures
rigorous > pronunciation
Soundsrih'gerahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > rigorous: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard.
Example"rigorous application of the law"
Synonymstrict
Broaderexactmarked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact
Spanishestricto, rigoroso, riguroso
Catalanestricte, rigurós
Nounsrigorthe quality of being valid and rigorous
rigorousnessexcessive sternness
Adverbsrigorouslyin a rigorous manner
English > rigorous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdemanding strict / strict attention to rules and procedures.
Example"rigorous discipline"
Synonymsstringent, tight
Broaderdemandingrequiring more than usually expected or thought due
Spanishestricta, estricto, riguroso, severo
Catalanestricte, rigurós, sever
Nounsrigor, rigorousnessexcessive sternness

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