Meaning of RIGID in English

RIGID

adj. Function: adjective

1

Synonyms: STIFF 1, immalleable, impliable, incompliant, inelastic, inflexible, unbending, unflexible, unyielding

Related Words: firm, hard, solid

Antonyms: elastic

2

Synonyms: INFLEXIBLE 2, adamant, inexorable, obdurate, relentless, single-minded, unbending, uncompliant, uncompromising, unyielding

3 extremely severe or stern FF1C; was regarded as a rigid disciplinarian FF1E;

Synonyms: draconian, ironhanded, rigorist, rigorous, strict, stringent, unpermissive

Related Words: austere, severe, stern; hard-line, inflexible, tough, uncompromising, unyielding; adamant, adamantine, inexorable, obdurate

Contrasted Words: humoring, indulgent, pampering; loose, relaxed; easy, gentle, mild

Antonyms: lax

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