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 Meanings and Examples of RIGOROUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  full of rigors; harsh; rigidly accurate; precise
Classic Sentence:
1  Javert is an estimable man, who does honor by his rigorous and strict probity to inferior but important functions.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
2  They dwelt, not in rooms warmed only during rigorous cold, but in cells where no fire was ever lighted; they slept, not on mattresses two inches thick, but on straw.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
3  He was, then, as punctual as the Samaritan woman, and the most rigorous casuist with regard to duels could have nothing to say.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
4  Besides, his probity was irreproachable, in an age in which soldiers compromised so easily with their religion and their consciences, lovers with the rigorous delicacy of our era, and the poor with God's Seventh Commandment.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
5  Oh, fear not," said Maximilian, stopping at a short distance, "I do not intend to render another man responsible for the rigorous fate reserved for me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
6  As he went out into the rigorous night, I saw the lonely figure flit away before us.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 40. THE WANDERER
7  Then I tried to preserve myself from the horror that was coming upon me, by regarding it as a rigorous punishment of human selfishness.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In VII
8  Each of his senses was brought under a rigorous discipline.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
9  The rigors which had attacked Barrois gradually increased, the features of the face became quite altered, and the convulsive movement of the muscles appeared to indicate the approach of a most serious nervous disorder.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 79. The Lemonade.
10  The speaker looked round upon the bystanders, now drawing closer to hear him, with his lips gathered tighter than ever in the rigorousness of his descriptive moderation.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
11  My watch was still unwound, and I am rigorously accustomed to wind it the last thing before going to bed, and many such details.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
12  The state of the places of which we are here giving a description is rigorously exact, and will certainly awaken a very precise memory in the mind of old inhabitants of the quarter.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  She has loads of natural talent as a runner and with rigorous training she could be a world-beater.
2  The selection process is based on rigorous tests of competence and experience.
3  The checks that were carried out were not particularly rigorous and did not in fact tend to reveal abuse.
4  The planes have to undergo rigorous safety checks.
5  The ship is still in rigorous quarantine.
6  Disliked by his superiors, the officer candidate endured an extremely rigorous training program.
7  After five weeks of rigorous studying, the graduate settled in for a weekend of plebeian socializing and television watching.
8  Some current bar officials say the high attrition rate shows that these schools are rigorous enough to weed out students who have little chance of success.
9  Many settlers could not stand the rigor of the New England winters.
10  Internationally he's known among finance ministers for his grasp of detail and his intellectual rigor.
11  The crime will be treated with the full rigor of the law.