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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

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

Total relaxation is the secret to enjoying sitting meditation. I sit with my spine upright, but not rigid; and I relax all the muscles in my body.
Nhat Hanh

I have no patience for anyone who thinks they've figured things out, no patience for people who think they're right at the expense of everyone else. The world is too connected and too complicated to conform to any of our rigid ideas of what it should be like.
Moby

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

If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society.
Sargent Shriver
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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