Rigorous vs Strick - What's the difference?

rigorous | strick |


As an adjective rigorous

is manifesting, exercising, or favoring rigour; allowing no abatement or mitigation; scrupulously accurate; exact; strict; severe; relentless; as, a rigorous officer of justice; a rigorous execution of law; a rigorous definition or demonstration.

As a noun strick is

a flat piece of wood used for levelling off grain in a measure; a strickle.

rigorous

English

Alternative forms

* rigourous

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Manifesting, exercising, or favoring rigour; allowing no abatement or mitigation; scrupulously accurate; exact; strict; severe; relentless; as, a rigorous officer of justice; a rigorous execution of law; a rigorous definition or demonstration.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Boundary problems , passage=Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art. Perhaps it is fitting that economists’ most-used metric, gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too. GDP measures the total value of output in an economic territory. Its apparent simplicity explains why it is scrutinised down to tenths of a percentage point every month.}}
  • Severe; intense; inclement; as, a rigorous winter.
  • Violent.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * capricious

    strick

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A flat piece of wood used for levelling off grain in a measure; a strickle.
  • A bushel measure.
  • A bunch of hackled flax prepared for drawing into slivers.
  • (Knight)
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