1. rigorous

adjective. ['ˈrɪgɝəs'] rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard.


  • strict


  • permeable
  • leaky

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Rhymes with Rigorous

  • vigorous

How do you pronounce rigorous?

Pronounce rigorous as ˈrɪgərəs.

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How do you spell rigorous? Is it rigourous ?

A common misspelling of rigorous is rigourous

Sentences with rigorous

1. Adjective
Items are delayed and must go through rigorous procedures to be approved for use.

Quotes about rigorous

1. Free curiosity has greater power to stimulate learning than rigorous coercion. Nevertheless, the free ranging flux of curiosity is channeled by discipline under Your Law.
- Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

2. Faith in the possibilities of continued and rigorous inquiry does not limit access to truth to any channel or scheme of things. It does not first say that truth is universal and then add there is but one road to it.
- John Dewey, A Common Faith

3. ...the ongoing suspicion that scientific discoveries or rigorous biblical scholarship will undermine faith is a tacit admission that faith is threatened by knowledge, because it is ultimately constructed on weak or faulty assumptions and, like the proverbial house of cards, needs to be "protected"from collapsing. (p. 21)
- Robin R. Meyers, Saving Jesus from the Church: How to Stop Worshiping Christ and Start Following Jesus

2. rigorous

adjective. ['ˈrɪgɝəs'] demanding strict attention to rules and procedures.


  • tight
  • demanding


  • sober
  • loose
  • lax