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rig·id

 (rĭj′ĭd)
adj.
1. Not flexible or pliant; stiff: a rigid material. See Synonyms at stiff.
2. Not moving or flexing: rigid muscles.
3. Not changing or adjusting to different conditions or problems: a rigid thinker; a rigid hierarchy.
4. Scrupulously or severely maintained or performed; rigorous or harsh: rigid discipline.
5. Being an airship with a external frame made of rigid parts.

[Middle English rigide, from Latin rigidus, from rigēre, to be stiff; see reig- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

rig′id·ly adv.
rig′id·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.rigidly - in a rigid manner; "the body was rigidly erect"; "he sat bolt upright"
Translations
بصورةٍ صَلْبَه
pevněstrnule
stift
ridegen
ósveigjanlega
tuho
dimdikkımıldamadan

rigidly

[ˈrɪdʒɪdlɪ] ADV
1. (= stiffly) → rígidamente
2. (= strictly) → estrictamente
3. (= inflexibly) → con inflexibilidad, con intransigencia
he is rigidly opposed to itestá totalmente en contra de esto

rigidly

[ˈrɪdʒɪdli] adv
(= stiffly) [stand, sit, lie] → tout(e) raide
[enforce, adhere to] → rigoureusement; [controlled, organized] → rigoureusement
[behave] → inflexiblement

rigidly

adv
(lit) stand etcstarr, steif; to stand rigidly to or at attentionin Habachtstellung sein; to sit rigidly uprightsteif aufrecht sitzen
(fig) behave, treatstreng, strikt; opposestur, strikt; (= intolerantly of others)unbeugsam

rigidly

[ˈrɪdʒɪdlɪ] adv (strictly) → rigorosamente; (inflexibly) → inflessibilmente; (closely) → rigidamente
to stand rigidly to attention → stare impalato/a sull'attenti

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
References in classic literature ?
He was brought among us, as I have heard, by some strange accident in which your father was interested, and in which the savage was rigidly dealt by; but I forget the idle tale, it is enough, that he is now our friend.
Grose looked across at me dismayed, while I had nothing to do but communicate again with the figure that, on the opposite bank, without a movement, as rigidly still as if catching, beyond the interval, our voices, was as vividly there for my disaster as it was not there for my service.
Within, he will remember wide, clean rooms, where nothing ever seems to be doing or going to be done, where everything is once and forever rigidly in place, and where all household arrangements move with the punctual exactness of the old clock in the corner.
Bessie would rather have stayed, but she was obliged to go, because punctuality at meals was rigidly enforced at Gateshead Hall.
He was relentless in worrying him about his soul's concerns, and about ruling his children rigidly.
Not that I mean to say it's rigidly limited to seventy pounds a-year, because I have always contemplated making any young friend I might thus employ, a present too.
They all had a listless and dreary air of waiting somebody's pleasure, and the most talkative of the ladies had to speak quite rigidly to repress a yawn.
And if anything about this chapter should seem to contradict the high ideals of the chapter preceding it, I can only say that, though the episode should not rigidly fulfil the conditions of the transcendental, nothing could have been more characteristic of that early youth to which I had vowed myself.
I am conscious that I shall be found still more faulty in the tone of keeping and costume, by those who may be disposed rigidly to examine my Tale, with reference to the manners of the exact period in which my actors flourished: It may be, that I have introduced little which can positively be termed modern; but, on the other hand, it is extremely probable that I may have confused the manners of two or three centuries, and introduced, during the reign of Richard the First, circumstances appropriated to a period either considerably earlier, or a good deal later than that era.
Scarcely had he spoken when he saw the stag veer about and fix its glances rigidly on the bushes to the left side of the glade.
And as a multitude of laws often only hampers justice, so that a state is best governed when, with few laws, these are rigidly administered; in like manner, instead of the great number of precepts of which logic is composed, I believed that the four following would prove perfectly sufficient for me, provided I took the firm and unwavering resolution never in a single instance to fail in observing them.
One of the phantasmagoric conceptions of my friend, partaking not so rigidly of the spirit of abstraction, may be shadowed forth, although feebly, in words.