Difficult and Rigorous

Difficult

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Difficult adjective – Requiring considerable physical or mental effort.
Usage example: difficult questions on the exam that required analytical thinking

Rigorous is a synonym for difficult in heavy topic. In some cases you can use "Rigorous" instead an adjective "Difficult".
Nearby Word: difficulty
Synonyms for Difficult

Rigorous

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Rigorous adjective – Requiring considerable physical or mental effort.
Usage example: studied for umpteen months for the rigorous exam

Difficult is a synonym for rigorous in heavy topic. Sometimes you can use "Difficult" instead an adjective "Rigorous".
Nearby Words: rigorously, rigor, rigour, rigorism
Synonyms for Rigorous

Things that words describes

character difficult character rigorous character
position difficult position rigorous position
process difficult process rigorous process
training difficult training rigorous training
Other nouns: series, level, terrain, test, exam.

Both words in one sentence

  • Unfortunately, the game was such a rigorous simulation that it was staggeringly difficult (even if you had a real driver's license) and virtually impossible to play competitively without hours and hours of practice.
    Source: Rule of Fun
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