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English adjective: rigid

1. rigid incapable of or resistant to bending


SamplesA rigid strip of metal.
A table made of rigid plastic.
A palace guardsman stiff as a poker.
Stiff hair.
A stiff neck.


Synonymsstiff


Similarinflexible


Antonymsflexile, flexible

2. rigid incapable of compromise or flexibility


Synonymsstrict


Similarintolerant


Antonymstolerant

3. rigid incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances


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


Synonymsinflexible, unbending


Similarunadaptable


Antonymsadaptable

4. rigid designating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure


Similarsemirigid


Domain categoryaeronautics, astronautics


Antonymsnonrigid

5. rigid fixed and unmoving


SamplesWith eyes set in a fixed glassy stare.
His bearded face already has a set hollow look.
A face rigid with pain.


Synonymsfixed, set


Similarnonmoving, unmoving


Antonymsmoving









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