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Definition of Rigid

Rigid

  1. Firm; stiff; unyielding; not pliant; not flexible.
  2. Hence, not lax or indulgent; severe; inflexible; strict; as, a rigid father or master; rigid discipline; rigid criticism; a rigid sentence.

Rigid Quotations

We can learn the art of fierce compassion - redefining strength, deconstructing isolation and renewing a sense of community, practicing letting go of rigid us-vs.-them thinking - while cultivating power and clarity in response to difficult situations.
Sharon Salzberg

When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough, adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions.
John Boyd Orr

I think there is a tendency for people to get rigid and caught up in their beliefs of what is right and wrong, and they lose sight of humanity. Being human has to come first before right or wrong.
Matisyahu

Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.
Virginia Woolf

But in practice master plans fail - because they create totalitarian order, not organic order. They are too rigid; they cannot easily adapt to the natural and unpredictable changes that inevitably arise in the life of a community.
Christopher Alexander
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Rigid Translations

rigid in Danish is stiv
rigid in Dutch is stram, star, stijf, houterig, stug
rigid in Finnish is kankea
rigid in French is rigide
rigid in German is starre, starr, steif
rigid in Italian is rigido
rigid in Latin is austerus
rigid in Swedish is fast
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