Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being inflexible; incapability of being bent; unyielding stiffness; obstinacy of will or temper; firmness of purpose.
- n. Synonyms Tenacity, resolution, perseverance; doggedness, stubbornness, obstinacy.
- n. The quality or state of being inflexible, or not capable of being bent or changed; unyielding stiffness; inflexibleness; rigidity; obstinacy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being inflexible, or not capable of being bent or changed; unyielding stiffness; inflexibleness; rigidity; firmness of will or purpose; unbending pertinacity; steadfastness; resoluteness; unchangeableness; obstinacy.
- n. a lack of physical flexibility
- n. the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
“The association would also continue to challenge what it termed the inflexibility of the provision that a maximum of 25 percent of a public place may be demarcated as a smoking area.”
“Cognitive inflexibility is a signature trait of the conservative mind.”
“Cognitive inflexibility is the hallmark of conservative swine and Doc Hunt is the standard.”
“But the opposite of inflexibility is wishy-washy, right?”
“And this kind of ideological inflexibility is the best way for a party to squander a very favorable electoral landscape.”
“This sort of intellectual inflexibility is hardly unique to libertarians.”
“She might start with a review of the Stafford Act, which in its inflexibility is damming up $2 billion in FEMA grants to local governments.”
“Inflexible physical laws are necessary; their very inflexibility is divine order; but 'what law cannot do, in that it is weak through the flesh, God did by sending his Son in the likeness of sinful flesh.”
“I can certainly live with that short term inflexibility for the better rate.”
“Their short term inflexibility continues to erode our schools, road, water systems, etc.”
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