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English adjective: inflexible

1. inflexible incapable of change


SamplesA man of inflexible purpose.


Similaradamant, adamantine, brassbound, die-hard, fossilised, fossilized, hard-core, inexorable, intransigent, ironclad, ossified, rock-ribbed


Antonymsflexible

2. inflexible not making concessions


SamplesTook an uncompromising stance in the peace talks.
Uncompromising honesty.


Synonymssturdy, uncompromising


Similarhard-line, hardline


Antonymscompromising, conciliatory, flexible

3. inflexible resistant to being bent


SamplesAn inflexible iron bar.
An inflexible knife blade.


Similarmuscle-bound, rigid, semirigid, stiff


See alsoinelastic


Antonymsflexile, flexible

4. inflexible incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances


SamplesA rigid disciplinarian.
An inflexible law.
An unbending will to dominate.


Synonymsrigid, unbending


Similarunadaptable


Antonymsadaptable









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