Definition of Inflexibility

1. Noun. A lack of physical flexibility.

Exact synonyms: Inflexibleness
Generic synonyms: Rigidity, Rigidness
Antonyms: Flexibility
Derivative terms: Inflexible, Inflexible



2. Noun. The quality of being rigid and rigorously severe.
Exact synonyms: Rigidity, Rigidness
Generic synonyms: Unadaptability
Antonyms: Flexibility
Derivative terms: Inflexible, Inflexible, Inflexible, Rigid, Rigidify, Rigid, Rigid

Definition of Inflexibility

1. 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.

Definition of Inflexibility

1. Noun. The quality or state of being inflexible, or not capable of being bent or changed; unyielding stiffness; inflexibleness; rigidity; obstinacy. ¹

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Definition of Inflexibility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inflexibility

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inflectionless
inflections
inflective
inflector
inflectors
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infleshed
infleshes
infleshing
inflex
inflexed
inflexes
inflexibilities
inflexibility (current term)
inflexible
inflexibleness
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inflexionally
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inflicted
inflicted insight
inflicted insights

Literary usage of Inflexibility

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1. History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain by William Hickling Prescott (1882)
"PHILIP'S inflexibility. Philip's Duplicity.—His Procrastination.—Despatches from Segovia, —Effect on the Country.—The Compromise.—Orange and Egmont. ..."

2. Business and the Man by Joseph French Johnson, Alexander Hamilton Institute (U.S.) (1917)
"inflexibility of custom.—It is of practical importance that business men know enough about sociology to understand the rigidity and inflexibility of custom. ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1800)
"Dyke broken by the Dutch mar Lilla, and the country laid under water. inflexibility ... inflexibility ..."

4. Money and Banking: Illustrated by American History by Horace White (1911)
"inflexibility of Note Issues. Note issuing is, to the banker, simply a question of profit. When he buys bonds and deposits them in the Treasury as security ..."

5. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the by William Robertson (1809)
"Adrian appointed repent by Charles. obtains the sole d.rcc- tion of discovered in all his commerce with the world 3 severe inflexibility of mind, ..."

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