inflexibly


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in·flex·i·ble

 (ĭn-flĕk′sə-bəl)
adj.
1. Not easily bent; stiff or rigid. See stiff.
2. Incapable of being changed; unalterable: an inflexible rule.
3. Refusing to change one's attitude, purpose, or principles; immovable: an inflexible disciplinarian.

in·flex′i·bil′i·ty, in·flex′i·ble·ness n.
in·flex′i·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.inflexibly - in an inflexible manner; "`You will--because you must!,' Madam told her inflexibly"
flexibly - with flexibility; "`Come whenever you are free,' he said flexibly"
Translations
بِدون مُرونَه، بعنادَه
neochvějně
stift
hajlíthatatlanul
ósveigjanlega
neohybne
bükülmez şekilde

inflexible

(inˈfleksəbl) adjective
1. (of a person) never yielding or giving way.
2. not able to bend.
inˈflexibly adverb
inˌflexiˈbility noun
References in classic literature ?
Then, all at once, it struck Phoebe that this very Judge Pyncheon was the original of the miniature which the daguerreotypist had shown her in the garden, and that the hard, stern, relentless look, now on his face, was the same that the sun had so inflexibly persisted in bringing out.
And when after gaining his own deck, and his own pivot-hole there, he so vehemently wheeled round with an urgent command to the steersman (it was, as ever, something about his not steering inflexibly enough); then, the already shaken ivory received such an additional twist and wrench, that though it still remained entire, and to all appearances lusty, yet Ahab did not deem it entirely trustworthy.
No Puseyite,[1] or conservative of any school, was ever more inflexibly attached to time-honored inconveniences than Dinah.
Her heart, which had been in the right place throughout, remained inflexibly in the right place still.
I promise you that to make up for her want of loyalty, I will be most inflexibly severe;" then casting an expressive glance at his betrothed, which seemed to say, "Fear not, for your dear sake my justice shall be tempered with mercy," and receiving a sweet and approving smile in return, Villefort quitted the room.
Her figure was elegant, and she walked well; but Darcy, at whom it was all aimed, was still inflexibly studious.
Phillips might not be a very good teacher; but a pupil so inflexibly determined on learning as Anne was could hardly escape making progress under any kind of teacher.
She used to be pliability itself, but she was now inflexibly passive in her resignation--I might almost say in her despair.
He never gave reasons for this persistent refusal, but contented himself by resolutely and inflexibly adhering to his determination.
discretion but did not inflexibly compel party opposition as a
Insults that shock us have been interpreted as being exclusively, inflexibly, and tragically blasphemous, but I suggest that N-Town stages Christianity as a promiscuously multivalent hermeneutical game.
This is the point when men and women must determine inflexibly that they will refuse the lie and confess the truth: "The simple act of the ordinary brave man is not to participate in lies, not to support false actions