Demanding and Rigorous


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Demanding adjective – Requiring much time, effort, or careful attention.
Usage example: the demanding assignment kept them working all night long

Rigorous is a synonym for demanding in exact topic. In some cases you can use "Rigorous" instead an adjective "Demanding", when it comes to topics like heavy, arduous. popular alternative
Nearby Words: demand, demanded, demandant
Synonyms for Demanding


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Rigorous adjective – Given to exacting standards of discipline and self-restraint.
Usage example: a rigorous football coach who pushes his players to their physical and mental limits

Demanding is a synonym for rigorous in strict topic. You can use "Demanding" instead an adjective "Rigorous", if it concerns topics such as exact, heavy, fussy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: rigorously, rigor, rigour, rigorism
Synonyms for Rigorous

Things that words describes

style demanding style rigorous style
position demanding position rigorous position
regimen demanding regimen rigorous regimen
amount demanding amount rigorous amount
Other nouns: test, mechanics, standards.

Both words in one sentence

  • And then there's Teana, who puts herself through a rigorous training regimen (in addition to her regular training which in and of itself is very demanding) resulting in only sleeping four hours a night.
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