HyperDic: rigidity

English > 2 senses of the word rigidity:
NOUNattributerigidity, rigidnessthe physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
attributerigidity, inflexibility, rigidnessthe quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
rigidity > pronunciation
Soundsrihjhih'dahtiy
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English > rigidity: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe physical property of being stiff and resisting bending.
Synonymrigidness
Narrowerinflexibility, inflexiblenessA lack of physical flexibility
BroaderinelasticityThe lack of elasticity
Spanishrigidez
Catalanrigidesa, rigiditat
Adjectivesrigidincapable of or resistant to bending
Verbsrigidifybecome rigid / rigid
rigidifymake rigid / rigid / rigid and set into a conventional pattern
English > rigidity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being rigid and rigorously severe.
Synonymsinflexibility, rigidness
BroaderunadaptabilityThe inability to change or be changed to fit changed circumstances
Oppositeflexibility, flexiblenessThe quality of being adaptable or variable
Spanishinflexibilidad, rigidez
Catalaninflexibilitat, rigidesa
Adjectivesrigidincapable of compromise or flexibility
Verbsrigidifymake rigid / rigid / rigid and set into a conventional pattern

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