Rigorous is an adjective that is used to describe something which is very strict or demanding. Done carefully with a lot of attention to detail. Difficult to endure because of extreme conditions. Precise.
- His life been about doing things which are dangerous or challenging. He now enters the life of a CEO to take on this ‘rigorous’ opportunity.
- We are taken from school which is ‘rigorous’ in terms of study and behaviour and then we are sent to higher education which becomes the opposite.
- They went through some ‘rigorous’ research in order to determine whether their new idea was a breakthrough in the industry.