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Rigorous Definition

  • rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard;
  • demanding strict attention to rules and procedures;
    synonyms:stringent, tight

Sentence Examples

Justice is rigorous.

The cold is rigorous.

[From A Midsummer Drive Through the Pyrenees by Dix, Edwin Asa]

It was rigorously true.

[From Chance: A Tale in Two Parts by Conrad, Joseph]

The climate is rigorous.

[From Peck's Compendium of Fun Comprising the Choicest Gems of Wit, Humor, Sarcasm and Pathos of America's Favorite Humorist by Peck, George W. (George Wilbur)]

Debt is a rigorous servitude.

The palace rigorously guarded.

The search increased in rigor.

Women are rigorously excluded.

[From Man, Past and Present by Keane, A. H. (Augustus Henry)]

She examined herself rigorously.

Taxes were collected rigorously.

The test was, in truth, rigorous.

This law was rigorously enforced.

This rule she rigorously applies.

[From The Worship of the Church and The Beauty of Holiness by Regester, J. A. (Jacob Asbury)]

His confinement was not rigorous.

Their confinement was not rigorous.

[From Historic Tales: The Romance of Reality. Vol. 04 (of 15), English by Morris, Charles]

Rigorous and hasty search was made.

Rigorous control is ever necessary.

A rigorous condemnation awaits you.

All was rigorously self-consistent.

The system established was rigorous.

[From Curiosities of Christian History Prior to the Reformation by Paterson, James]

Their imprisonment was not rigorous.

[From Friends, though divided: A Tale of the Civil War by Henty, G. A. (George Alfred)]

These laws were rigorously enforced.

This custom was rigorously observed.

[From In Search of the Castaways; Or, The Children of Captain Grant by Verne, Jules]

A rigorous investigation took place.

The case demanded rigorous measures.

There will be a rigorous search made.

[From Cobwebs and Cables by Stretton, Hesba]

Apprenticeship is rigorously limited.

Here he was treated with great rigor.

It was the midst of a rigorous winter.

My parents were rigorously consistent.

Your rigorous conscience is distorting.

[From The Confounding of Camelia by Sedgwick, Anne Douglas]

The captives were kept rigorously apart.

A rigorous press censorship was exercised.

The observer proceeds by fixed rules, and clothes his report in language of rigorous precision.

[From Introduction to the Study of History by Seignobos, Charles]

They were treated just as rigorously as they had been on board the ships that brought them out.

[From The Land of the Kangaroo Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey through the Great Island Continent by Knox, Thomas Wallace]

It was quickly proved that they were quite unable to withstand the rigors of the local climate.

They submitted to rigorous discipline cheerfully, they marched promptly and they fought bravely.

He probably would have been executed by his hard and rigorous father, had he not died in prison.

[From A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon For the Use of Schools and Colleges by Lord, John]

One or two winters in its rigorous climate transformed the gaunt long-horn into a marketable beef.

[From Cattle Brands: A Collection of Western Camp-Fire Stories by Adams, Andy]