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Definitions for inflexible
ɪnˈflɛk sə bəlin·flex·i·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflexible(adj)

    incapable of change

    "a man of inflexible purpose"

  2. uncompromising, sturdy, inflexible(adj)

    not making concessions

    "took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks"; "uncompromising honesty"

  3. inflexible(adj)

    resistant to being bent

    "an inflexible iron bar"; "an inflexible knife blade";

  4. inflexible, rigid, unbending(adj)

    incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances

    "a rigid disciplinarian"; "an inflexible law"; "an unbending will to dominate"


  1. inflexible(Adjective)

    Not flexible; not capable of bending or being bent; stiff; rigid; firm; unyielding.

  2. inflexible(Adjective)

    Not willing to change, e.g. one's opinion or habits; obstinate; stubborn; resolute; determined.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inflexible(adj)

    not capable of being bent; stiff; rigid; firm; unyielding

  2. Inflexible(adj)

    firm in will or purpose; not to be turned, changed, or altered; resolute; determined; unyieding; inexorable; stubborn

  3. Inflexible(adj)

    incapable of change; unalterable; immutable

How to pronounce inflexible?

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How to say inflexible in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inflexible in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inflexible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of inflexible in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Rowes:

    The rule is completely inflexible.

  2. Kate Forbes:

    These inflexible rules are a blunt instrument.

  3. Paul Jones:

    It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, That those who will not risk cannot win.

  4. Kilbinder Dosanjh:

    Investors want credibility, stability and at the same time flexibility. Right now, India is a bit of an inflexible market.

  5. Oliver L. North:

    There is no moral middle ground. Indifference is not an option. ... For the sake of our children, I implore each of you to be unyielding and inflexible in your opposition to drugs.

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