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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

The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future.
Hubert H. Humphrey

We are beginning a new era in our government. I cannot too strongly urge the necessity of a rigid economy and an inflexible determination not to enlarge the income beyond the real necessities of the government.
Andrew Jackson

I don't live by all these rigid, weird rules that make me feel all fenced in. I just like the way that I feel like, and that makes me feel very free.
Taylor Swift

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

The rigid cause themselves to be broken; the pliable cause themselves to be bound.
Xun Zi
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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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