Rigorous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɪɡərəs|  American pronunciation of the word rigorous
Brit.  |ˈrɪɡ(ə)rəs|  British pronunciation of the word rigorous
- rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard (syn: strict)
rigorous application of the law
- demanding strict attention to rules and procedures (syn: stringent, tight)
rigorous discipline


We subjected the data to a rigorous analysis.

I hope she will not be too rigorous with the young ones.

He is rigorous in his control of expenditure.

a rigorous analysis of defence needs

the rigorous standards required by the college

The police made a rigorous examination of the evidence at the crime scene.

...after a rigorous walk over the Devon moors, I needed to kip down a bit on the daybed...

The rigorous winter and sultry summer.

The airline has rigorous safety standards.

...unbelieving scientists who demand that all phenomena be subjected to rigorous scientific scrutiny...

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