HyperDic: rigid

English > 5 senses of the word rigid:
ADJECTIVEallrigid, stiffincapable of or resistant to bending
allrigid, strictincapable of compromise or flexibility
allrigid, inflexible, unbendingincapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances
allrigiddesignating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure
allrigid, fixed, setfixed and unmoving
rigid > pronunciation
Soundsrih'jhahd; rih'jhihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > rigid: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningincapable of or resistant to bending.
Examples
  • "a rigid strip of metal"
  • "a table made of rigid plastic"
Synonymstiff
Broaderinflexibleresistant to being bent / bent
Spanishrígida, rígido, tieso, yerto
Catalanrígid
Nounsrigidity, rigidnessthe physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
Adverbsrigidlyin a rigid manner
English > rigid: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIncapable of compromise or flexibility.
Synonymstrict
BroaderintolerantUnwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
Spanishestricto, rígido
Nounsrigidity, rigidnessthe quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
English > rigid: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningincapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances.
Example"a rigid disciplinarian"
Synonymsinflexible, unbending
Broaderunadaptablenot adaptable
Spanishinflexible, rígido
Nounsrigidnessthe quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
English > rigid: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningDesignating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure.
Categoryaeronautics, astronauticsThe theory and practice of navigation through air or space
NarrowersemirigidHaving a form maintained by a rigid internal structure as well as by internal gas pressure
OppositenonrigidDesignating an airship having a shape maintained only by internal gas pressure and without a supporting structure
Spanishrígido
Catalanrígid
English > rigid: 5 senses > adjective 5
MeaningFixed and unmoving.
Example "a face rigid with pain"
Synonymsfixed, set
Broadernonmoving, unmovingnot in motion
Spanishfijo, rígido
Catalanfix, rígid
Nounsrigidnessthe physical property of being stiff and resisting bending

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