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ri·gid·i·ty

 (rĭ-jĭd′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. ri·gid·i·ties
1. The quality or state of being rigid.
2. An instance of being rigid.

rigidity

the property of a substance that renders it inflexible, stiff, or nonpliable. — rigid, adj.
See also: Materials, Properties of
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rigidity - the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
inelasticity - the lack of elasticity
inflexibility, inflexibleness - a lack of physical flexibility
2.rigidity - the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
unadaptability - the inability to change or be changed to fit changed circumstances

rigidity

noun
Translations
صَلابَه
ósveigjanleiki

rigidity

[rɪˈdʒɪdɪtɪ] N
1. (= stiffness) [of material] → rigidez f
2. (= strictness) [of rules] → rigor m
3. (= inflexibility) [of person, ideas] → inflexibilidad f, intransigencia f

rigidity

[rɪˈdʒɪdɪti] n
[object, substance, structure] → rigidité f
[person, attitude] → rigidité f

rigidity

n
(lit)Starrheit f, → Steifheit f
(fig, of person, character) → Striktheit f, → Strenge f, → Sturheit f (pej); (of discipline, principles)Strenge f, → Striktheit f; (= intolerance of others)Unbeugsamkeit f; (of interpretation)Genauigkeit f, → Sturheit f (pej); (of specifications)Striktheit f; (of system)Starrheit f, → Unbeugsamkeit f; (of timetable)Festigkeit f

rigidity

[rɪˈdʒɪdɪtɪ] n (see adj) → rigidità, rigorosità, severità, inflessibilità

rigid

(ˈridʒid) adjective
1. completely stiff; not able to be bent (easily). An iron bar is rigid.
2. very strict, and not likely to change. rigid rules; rigid discipline; rigid views on education; a stern, rigid headmaster.
ˈrigidly adverb
ˈrigidness, riˈgidity noun

ri·gid·i·ty

n. rigidez, tesura, inmovilidad, inflexibilidad;
cadaveric ______ cadavérica, rigor mortis.

rigidity

n rigidez f
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