from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. With a firmness that resists all importunity or persuasion; in an inflexible, unyielding or immovable manner; relentlessly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an inflexible manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an inflexible manner; rigidly; inexorably.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an inflexible manner
He said the tactic posed obvious problems when used "inflexibly", and his investigation would be examining how it was applied during the G20 summit.
This meant, among other things, that the Jewish population of Denmark (roughly 8,000) was now in deadly danger: the Danish government had been, up to that point, politely, respectfully, and absolutely inflexibly refusing to allow Nazi Germany to persecute its Jewish citizens.
My only qualm with this formulation is that it might imply only that the Palestinians inflexibly seek a state within the limits of the 1949 armistice lines often wrongly termed "the 1967 borders" and that this defines their maximalism.
Isaac Ford was gone, but he, his son, carried on the good work at least as inflexibly if not as masterfully.
Why is inflexibly sticking to your guns regarded it would seem by Tory advisors to be the more preferable political stance?
In the past, people would start an apprenticeship in early teens, it would take many years (traditionally seven) then that person was inflexibly committed (both in skills and attitude) to a single craft or profession for the rest of their lives.
It's one racist tool with a nightstick being used to confirm the inflexibly entrenched suspicions of a good number of other racist tools.
Whether progressives are unrealistic or simply inflexibly and politically "sectarian," one thing appears to be indisputable: In spite of the president's repeated pledges as candidate Obama that he would end tax cuts for the wealthy, extending such cuts now makes it more likely than not that they will become permanent at the expiration of the two-year extension.
Juárez, as inflexibly rigid in his principles as he was inflexibly honest, refused multiple pleas for Maximilian's life and signed the death warrant.
Fischer's prioritization of a small set of inflexibly extreme views over basic human decency is disturbing.