Definitions for stiffness
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word stiffness
the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend
the property of moving with pain or difficulty
"he awoke with a painful stiffness in his neck"
firm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action
"a charming host without any touch of stiffness or pomposity"
awkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness, stiffness(noun)
the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
severity, severeness, harshness, rigor, rigour, rigorousness, rigourousness, inclemency, hardness, stiffness(noun)
"severity of character"; "the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"; "the rigors of boot camp"
rigidity or a measure of rigidity
inflexibility or a measure of inflexibility
the quality or state of being stiff; as, the stiffness of cloth or of paste; stiffness of manner; stiffness of character
Stiffness is the rigidity of an object — the extent to which it resists deformation in response to an applied force. The complementary concept is flexibility or pliability: the more flexible an object is, the less stiff it is.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We saw active reversal of ventricular function, reverse remodeling, heart chambers actually got smaller and more muscular, and stoppage of fibrosis that limits the stiffness of the heart.
My main symptoms are the stiffness in my left arm and a slowed, shuffling gait, i am busier and have more responsibility today than ever before in my political career, and I couldn't be happier about that.
The first thing is definitely magnesium. That will actually help with restless leg syndrome or if you have any low back cramping, calcium is quite wonderful because ... your body will cause more aches and pains because you're trying to build your baby, and so you yourself become deficient. Acupuncture is phenomenal and safe for those low back pains or sciatica or that neck stiffness.
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