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.
The numerical value of stiffness in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of stiffness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of stiffness in a Sentence
People who start to experience occasional pain, stiffness and weakness may have early osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis impacting more than 30 million Americans.
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.
At its core there is a loss of brain cells that make dopamine, and that’s why in Parkinson’s you see symptoms of movement like tremors, slowness, stiffness, and walking and balance problems.
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.
Exercise can really help the motor-symptoms of Parkinson’s including the tremors, the stiffness, the slowness, the walking, and the balance problems, exercise can also help the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s, so the mood problems including depression or anxiety, and also the sleep changes.
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