Verbal Ability - Synonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Synonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.13)

In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.



[A]. Dry
[B]. Strained
[C]. Rigorous
[D]. Shrill

Answer: Option C


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Debraj said: (Sep 7, 2010)  
Stringent means demanding strict attention to rules and procedures.

Mopin said: (Sep 27, 2010)  
Our college has stringent rules.

Amit said: (Nov 16, 2010)  
Its general meaning is: having a very severe effect, or being extremely limiting

Vasanthakumar said: (Dec 28, 2010)  
It means binding rules and act ex. stringent imprisonment

Subbu said: (Mar 13, 2011)  
Stringment means being very particular and more concious of what one is doing

Indhu said: (Apr 24, 2011)  
Rigorous means?

Sundar said: (Apr 24, 2011)  
Rigorous: Extremely thorough, exhaustive, or accurate

Sasidhar said: (Jun 13, 2011)  
I want some more meanings for this rigorous.

Anupama said: (Jul 5, 2011)  
What is the meaning of shrill?

Sundar said: (Jul 5, 2011)  
Shrill (verb) - A shrill sound or cry

Shrill (adjective): Having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones


Rigorous (adjective): Extremely thorough, exhaustive, or accurate


1. Rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard (ex: rigorous application of the law)

2. Demanding strict attention to rules and procedures(ex: rigorous discipline)

3. Painstakingly careful and accurate (ex: our accountant is rigorous)

4. Performed comprehensively and completely (ex: a rigorous study)

Vasuroshan said: (Aug 1, 2011)  
Thanks sundar.

Madhu said: (Oct 12, 2011)  
Ex:the government's stringent economic policies.

Here it is very difficult and very much strictly controlled because there is not much money.

Santhosh said: (Nov 5, 2011)  
I need much easy example for Rigorous

Kiranmayi said: (Nov 12, 2011)  
Stringent: having severe effect or being extremely limiting.

Surekha said: (Dec 2, 2011)  
More synonyms of word STRINGENT:austere, binding, exacting, harsh, severe, stern, strict.

Polayya said: (Dec 15, 2011)  
My college is follow stringent rules.

Sujit said: (Jan 22, 2012)  
Thanks sundar....

Sud said: (Feb 3, 2012)  
Rigorous- strict, harash, precise etc.

Maksud said: (Feb 18, 2012)  
Thanks sundar.

Sumeet said: (Apr 26, 2012)  
Any one can tell me meaning of srained ?

Vishnu said: (Jun 26, 2012)  
Synonyms: severe - strict - austere - stern - rigorous - rigid.

Manisha said: (Dec 28, 2012)  
Synonyms: inflexible, severe, harsh, tough, controlled.

Antonym: Lax, flexible.

Rahulmalviya said: (Jun 2, 2013)  
STRINGENT Stringent laws, rules, or conditions are very severe or are strictly controlled. (FORMAL)

Rigorous A test, system, or procedure that is rigorous is very thorough and strict.

Sumansundar said: (Jul 4, 2013)  
Stringent means: regulations or conditions.

Arun said: (Jul 11, 2013)  

(of regulations, requirements, or conditions) Strict, precise, and exacting.


Severe - strict - austere - stern - rigorous - rigid.

Sathiya Priya said: (Jul 23, 2013)  
Stringent means strict/severe/rigorous.

Sathiya Priya said: (Jul 23, 2013)  
Strained means tense/forced.

Amulya said: (Oct 11, 2013)  
Rigorous means thorough and strict.

Sushil said: (Dec 24, 2013)  
Stringent means strict binding strongly, rigid.

Sruj said: (Feb 3, 2014)  
Main entry : Stringent.

Synonym: Rigorous, tight.

Meaning: Demanding strict attention to rules and procedures.

Examples: Rigorous discipline, tight security.

Nagraj said: (Feb 9, 2014)  
Stringent = demanding strict attention to rules and procedures.

Sumit Jaiswal said: (Sep 8, 2014)  
Careful to look at or consider every part of something to make certain it is correct or safe.

Ex rigorous testing, checking.

Anitha said: (Sep 12, 2014)  
Demanding very strict and that must be obeyed.

Example: The rules are strictly enforced.

Anit said: (Sep 12, 2014)  
Difficult very strictly controlled.

Ex:Stringent air quality regulation.

Nagaraj said: (Sep 16, 2014)  
Stringent means restrictive, rigid, making strict.

Riya said: (Oct 30, 2014)  
Shrill means?

Priya said: (Nov 5, 2014)  
Rigorous - very strict (stringent).

Nidhi said: (Apr 7, 2015)  
Severe; rigorous; strict in rules.

Dilpreet Singh said: (Jun 2, 2015)  
Stringment means STRICT.

Gokila Ani said: (Jun 28, 2015)  
Stringent means forcible.

Vijay Ram said: (Jun 30, 2015)  
Stringent meaning strict martinet.

Sourabh said: (Aug 10, 2015)  
Demanding strict actions to rules and procedures rigorous, tight, demanding, exacting.

Aditya Surya said: (Oct 1, 2015)  
Give appropriate meaning of shrill?

Purnima said: (Dec 4, 2015)  
Rigorous means hard, exacting in his work, rigid. All meanings belongs in human nature.

Pavi Gopal said: (Apr 5, 2016)  
Rigorous means strict rules & regulations which can not follow.

Raushan said: (May 18, 2016)  
There must be a stringent rule for drink and drive.

King0007 said: (May 18, 2016)  
Stringent means tough and rigorous or strict.


This time Indian govt will take stringent actions against ceasefire violation by pakistan.

Raghu said: (May 24, 2016)  
Thanks for giving useful information.

Neha said: (Jul 6, 2016)  
Stringent and rigorous - both have same meaning strict.

Parents are very rigorous to send their child to school.

Sri said: (Aug 10, 2016)  
Strangest means to rigorous.

Ajay said: (Aug 11, 2016)  
Stringent means accurate or meticulous so in optionthere is only one matching to this word that is rigorous.

Md. Emran Miah said: (Feb 7, 2017)  
Stringent means extreme rules.

Janya said: (Jun 14, 2017)  
Rigorous means uncomfortable, severe or harsh.

Eg: It is a rigorous climate.

Shiladitya said: (Jun 20, 2017)  
Rigorous can also be used as in place Harsh, rude.

Anil Kumar said: (Jun 24, 2018)  
Stringent means rigid or tough conditions, rigorous means rigidly severe or harsh.

Likhita said: (Sep 8, 2018)  
It means being strict precise and exacting.

Akazhsha said: (Mar 18, 2019)  
Thanks all for explaining this.

Niraj said: (Apr 13, 2019)  
It means strict, precise, and exacting.

Shivam said: (May 5, 2020)  
What is meant by stringent?

Saikat said: (Sep 29, 2020)  
Spirituality is a stringent process.

Gautam Kumar Kushwaha said: (Mar 6, 2021)  
Stringent is generally used for strict rules and laws.

Rigorous; very tough and hard.

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