inflexibility

  • 1Inflexibility — In*flex i*bil i*ty, n. [Cf. F. inflexibilit[ e].] 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;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2inflexibility — index severity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3inflexibility — 1610s, from INFLEXIBLE (Cf. inflexible) + ITY (Cf. ity) …

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  • 4inflexibility — n. inflexibility in * * * [ɪnˌfleksə bɪlɪtɪ] inflexibilityin …

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  • 5inflexibility — inflexible ► ADJECTIVE 1) not able to be altered or adapted. 2) unwilling to change or compromise. 3) not able to be bent; stiff. DERIVATIVES inflexibility noun inflexibly adverb …

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  • 6inflexibility — noun see inflexible …

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  • 7inflexibility — See inflexible. * * * …

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  • 8inflexibility — noun The quality or state of being inflexible, or not capable of being bent or changed; unyielding stiffness; inflexibleness; rigidity; obstinacy …

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  • 9inflexibility — Synonyms and related words: act of God, adamantness, certainty, concentration, constancy, dourness, fate, fatefulness, firmness, firmness of mind, fixedness, flintiness, force majeure, fundamentalism, grimness, hard bittenness, hard nosedness,… …

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  • 10inflexibility — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Solidity] Syn. rigidity, stiffness, stability, toughness, inflexibleness, temper, induration, ossification, petrifaction, fossilization, glaciation, crystallization, vitrification; see also firmness 2 . 2. [Stubbornness] Syn …

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  • 11inflexibility — in·flex·i·bil·i·ty || ɪn‚fleksÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ n. lack of flexibility; immovability; rigidity, stiffness; stubbornness …

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  • 12inflexibility — n. 1. Stiffness, inflexibleness. 2. Pertinacity, doggedness, stubbornness, obstinacy. 3. Firmness, resolution, perseverance, tenacity of purpose …

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  • 13inflexibility — n 1. rigidity, stiffness, unbendableness, unadjustability, unyieldingness; firmness, tenseness, unmalleability, unlimberness; hardness, petrifaction, fossilization, crystallization, vitrification, flintiness. 2. immovability, unadaptability,… …

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  • 14inflexibility — in·flexibility …

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  • 15inflexibility — See: inflexible …

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  • 16inflexibility — noun 1. a lack of physical flexibility • Syn: ↑inflexibleness • Ant: ↑flexibility • Derivationally related forms: ↑inflexible (for: ↑inflexibleness), ↑ …

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  • 17inflexible — inflexibility, inflexibleness, n. inflexibly, adv. /in flek seuh beuhl/, adj. 1. not flexible; incapable of or resistant to being bent; rigid: an inflexible steel rod. 2. of a rigid or unyielding temper, purpose, will, etc.; immovable: an… …

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  • 18inflexible — [[t]ɪnfle̱ksɪb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is inflexible cannot be altered in any way, even if the situation changes. Workers insisted the new system was too inflexible... Charles was a man of settled habits and inflexible routine. Syn …

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  • 19rigidity — noun 1. the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending • Syn: ↑rigidness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rigid (for: ↑rigidness), ↑rigid, ↑rigidify …

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  • 20rigidness — noun 1. the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending • Syn: ↑rigidity • Derivationally related forms: ↑rigid, ↑rigid (for: ↑rigidity), ↑rigidify (for: ↑ …

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