HyperDic: rigorous

English > 2 senses of the word rigorous:
ADJECTIVEallrigorous, strictrigidly accurate
allrigorous, stringent, tightdemanding strict / strict attention to rules and procedures
rigorous > pronunciation
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"
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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