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rig·or·ous

 (rĭg′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Characterized by or adhering to strict standards or methods; exacting and thorough: a rigorous study of the medication; a rigorous researcher.
2.
a. Harsh, severe, or demanding: a rigorous taskmaster; a rigorous schedule.
b. Very unpleasant or inclement: a rigorous climate.
3. Adhering strictly to a belief or ideology; uncompromising or inflexible: a rigorous Catholic; a rigorous sense of correctness.

rig′or·ous·ly adv.
rig′or·ous·ness n.

rigorous

(ˈrɪɡərəs)
adj
1. characterized by or proceeding from rigour; harsh, strict, or severe: rigorous discipline.
2. severely accurate; scrupulous: rigorous book-keeping.
3. (esp of weather) extreme or harsh
4. (Mathematics) maths logic (of a proof) making the validity of the successive steps completely explicit
5. (Logic) maths logic (of a proof) making the validity of the successive steps completely explicit
ˈrigorously adv
ˈrigorousness n

rig•or•ous

(ˈrɪg ər əs)

adj.
1. characterized by rigid severity: rigorous laws.
2. exact; precise: rigorous research.
3. extremely inclement; harsh: rigorous weather.
4. logically valid.
[1350–1400; < Medieval Latin rigōrōsus. See rigor, -ous]
rig′or•ous•ly, adv.
rig′or•ous•ness, n.
syn: See strict.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rigorous - rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"
exact - marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"
2.rigorous - demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"
demanding - requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding"

rigorous

rigorous

adjective
1. Conforming completely to established rule:
2. Requiring great or extreme bodily, mental, or spiritual strength:
3. Not deviating from correctness, accuracy, or completeness:
4. Having no errors:
Translations
صارِم، قاسٍقارِس، شَديد، غَيْر مُريح
drsnýtvrdý
hård
harîur, óblíîurstrangur

rigorous

[ˈrɪgərəs] ADJriguroso

rigorous

[ˈrɪgərəs] adj
[test, training, standards, analysis, checks, selection, control] → rigoureux/euse
[person] → rigoureux/euse
to be rigorous in sth → être rigoureux/euse dans qch
to be rigorous in doing sth → être rigoureux/euse lorsqu'il s'agit de faire qch

rigorous

adj
(= strict) person, character, discipline, rule, structure, methodstreng, strikt; measuresrigoros; (= thorough) book-keeping, workpeinlich genau; analysis, testsgründlich; with rigorous precision/accuracymit äußerster Präzision/peinlicher Genauigkeit; they were rigorous in controlling expendituresie nahmen es mit der Ausgabekontrolle sehr genau; he was a very rigorous teacherer war ein Lehrer, der es sehr genau nahm; he is rigorous about qualityer ist sehr streng, wenn es um Qualität geht
(= harsh) climatestreng

rigorous

[ˈrɪgrəs] adjrigoroso/a

rigour

(American) rigor (ˈrigə) noun
1. strictness; harshness.
2. (also ˈrigours noun plural) (of weather etc) the state of being very bad or unpleasant, or the hardship caused by this. the rigour(s) of life in the Arctic Circle.
ˈrigorous adjective
1. strict. a rigorous training.
2. harsh; unpleasant. a rigorous climate.
ˈrigorously adverb
ˈrigorousness noun
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Though the long period of a Southern whaling voyage (by far the longest of all voyages now or ever made by man), the peculiar perils of it, and the community of interest prevailing among a company, all of whom, high or low, depend for their profits, not upon fixed wages, but upon their common luck, together with their common vigilance, intrepidity, and hard work; though all these things do in some cases tend to beget a less rigorous discipline than in merchantmen generally; yet, never mind how much like an old Mesopotamian family these whalemen may, in some primitive instances, live together; for all that, the punctilious externals, at least, of the quarter-deck are seldom materially relaxed, and in no instance done away.
A negotiation was opened through the medium of the ambassador, Sam; and after much pacing to and fro, till, I think, the said Sam's calves must have ached with the exercise, permission was at last, with great difficulty, extorted from the rigorous Sibyl, for the three to wait upon her in a body.
As he went out into the rigorous night, I saw the lonely figure flit away before us.
perhaps erroneously) rather to be rigorous than gentle.
Theirs was the gentle temper of Christian kindness; the rigorous observance of reciprocal justice; the unconquerable soul of conscious integrity.
But it has rarely happened that anything has been objected to me which I had myself altogether overlooked, unless it were something far removed from the subject: so that I have never met with a single critic of my opinions who did not appear to me either less rigorous or less equitable than myself.
The temper of our governments, for a long time to come, would not permit those rigorous precautions by which the European nations guard the avenues into their respective countries, as well by land as by water; and which, even there, are found insufficient obstacles to the adventurous stratagems of avarice.
A rigorous adherence, however, to this principle, is waived by those who would be gainers by it.
The rigorous humbleness of poverty made itself felt in all the accessories of this household, the very air of which was charged with the stern and upright morals of the provinces.
The night however, was far gone into the morning--the morning, black as it was, was nearly ripe for the conception of the day--the inmates of my house were locked in the most rigorous hours of slumber; and I determined, flushed as I was with hope and triumph, to venture in my new shape as far as to my bedroom.
Outside the family John had early attached himself (much as a dog may follow a marquis) to the steps of Alan Houston, a lad about a year older than himself, idle, a trifle wild, the heir to a good estate which was still in the hands of a rigorous trustee, and so royally content with himself that he took John's devotion as a thing of course.
Then I tried to preserve myself from the horror that was coming upon me, by regarding it as a rigorous punishment of human selfishness.