rigid (Meaning)

Wordnet

rigid (s)

incapable of or resistant to bending

incapable of compromise or flexibility

incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances

fixed and unmoving

Wordnet

rigid (a)

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

Webster

rigid (a.)

Firm; stiff; unyielding; not pliant; not flexible.

Hence, not lax or indulgent; severe; inflexible; strict; as, a rigid father or master; rigid discipline; rigid criticism; a rigid sentence.

rigid Sentence Examples

  1. The metal bars were rigid and unyielding, resisting any attempt to bend them.
  2. The professor's demeanor was rigid and unapproachable, discouraging students from asking questions.
  3. The rigid regulations of the institution stifled creativity and innovation.
  4. The old lady's joints had become rigid, making it difficult for her to move.
  5. The rigid hierarchical structure of the company limited opportunities for advancement.
  6. The rigid rules of society often suppressed individual freedom and expression.
  7. The rigid beliefs of the cult blinded its members to any outside perspective.
  8. The rigid schedule of the school left no room for spontaneity or flexibility.
  9. The rigid moral code of the community enforced strict adherence to certain norms.
  10. The rigid hull of the ship withstood the pounding waves with remarkable strength.

FAQs About the word rigid

incapable of or resistant to bending, incapable of compromise or flexibility, incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances, designating an airship or

strict, rigorous, stringent, hard-line, steadfast, adamant, exacting,inflexible, uncompromising, cast-iron

slack, compliant, slack, relaxed,flexible, lax, compliant, flexible, loose, loose

The metal bars were rigid and unyielding, resisting any attempt to bend them.

The professor's demeanor was rigid and unapproachable, discouraging students from asking questions.

The rigid regulations of the institution stifled creativity and innovation.

The old lady's joints had become rigid, making it difficult for her to move.