- 1done carefully and with a lot of attention to detail synonym thorough a rigorous analysis Few people have gone into the topic in such rigorous detail. The second team adopted a much more rigorous approach to the problem.
- 2demanding that particular rules, processes, etc. are strictly followed synonym strict The work failed to meet their rigorous standards.
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adverb The country's press is rigorously controlled.