inflexibleness love

Definitions

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  • n. The quality or state of being inflexible; inflexibility; rigidity; firmness.
  • n. Obstinacy of will or temper; firmness of purpose that will not yield to importunity or persuasion; unbending pertinacity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being inflexible; inflexibility; rigidity; firmness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflexibility.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a lack of physical flexibility

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Examples

  • That this inflexibleness making me desperate, I resolved to add to my former fault, by giving directions that she should not either go or correspond out of the house, till I returned from M. Hall; well knowing, that if she were at full liberty, I must for ever lose her.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Thou mayst perceive in these tears the steady, unalterable laws of heaven, the inflexibleness of the divine justice, that holds thee in adamantine bonds, and hath sealed thee up, if thou prove incurably obstinate and impenitent, unto perdition; so that even the Redeemer

    The World's Great Sermons, Volume 02 Hooker to South

  • This accounts in a measure for his coolness, his self-possession, and that kind of uncompromising rectitude or inflexibleness that marks his career, and that he so lauds in his essays.

    Birds and Poets : with Other Papers

  • My sister’s taunting letter, and the inflexibleness of my dearer friends — But how do remoter-begun subjects tend to the point which lies nearest the heart! —

    Clarissa Harlowe

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