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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rigidly, stiffly, boltadverb

    in a rigid manner

    "the body was rigidly erect"; "he sat bolt upright"


  1. rigidlyadverb

    In a rigid manner; stiffly.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Rigidlyadverb

    Etymology: from rigid.


  1. rigidly

    Rigidly refers to doing something in a very strict, inflexible, or unyielding manner. It indicates lack of adaptability or unwillingness to change. It can refer to physical stiffness or rigidity, as well as metaphorical inflexibility in terms of rules, behaviors, beliefs, or methods.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rigidly

    in a rigid manner; stiffly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rigidly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rigidly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of rigidly in a Sentence

  1. Agatha Christie:

    If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody.

  2. Jennifer Dillaha:

    We have a weak immunization infrastructure, consequently, because there are access issues, it varies from school to school how rigidly they enforce attendance requirements for vaccinations.

  3. Margaret Mead:

    People in America, of course, live in all sorts of fashions, because they are foreigners, or unlucky, or depraved, or without ambition; people live like that, but Americans live in white detached houses with green shutters. Rigidly, blindly, the dream takes precedence.

  4. Valerie Polakow:

    Rigidly organized pre-school classrooms, which value obedience more than development, create the deficits in poor children, imposing a self-image of marginality and failure.

  5. Illusions Index:

    In 1804, Troxler made the discovery that rigidly fixating one’s gaze on some element in the visual field can cause surrounding stationary images to seem to slowly disappear or fade, they are replaced with an experience, the nature of which is determined by the background that the object is on.

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    joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
    A breastwork
    B canopy
    C mitre
    D whitewash

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