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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being stiff and severe; The physical property of being stiff and resisting bending.

Usage examples (37)
  • But with such a supple, sensitive and compassionate mind, rigidity is something you need never worry about.
  • Moreover, in the U.S. today, I think that a case can be made that wage rigidity is a major factor in the current business cycle.
  • The rigidity is a part of him; it keeps him calm and has helped him succeed.
  • Both Kripke (1980) and Putnam (1975) famously extend the notion of rigidity to terms for natural kinds. for more
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