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However, inflexible interpretations of the First Amendment tied our hands in Charlottesville.

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It is so inflexible that people marvel over some of the bending it has done so far.

They create bureaucracy with complex approval systems that remove authority from the front line, in favor of inflexible rules-based systems that are not customer-friendly.

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It adds a detachable keyboard and trackpad cover to the iPad, along with an adjustable kickstand akin to the Microsoft Surface — arguably more useful than Apple’s own Magic Keyboard and its inflexible posture.

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Here he finds the ground prepared for the anti-semitic attack on rigidity, stubbornness, inflexibility as Jewish qualities.

The governor has successfully pleased both, however, by blaming the Obama administration for inflexibility.

The inflexibility is a reassuring ideological message for some members.

He tries to be consistent, but his detractors see it as inflexibility.

Most of the ‘e’ formations are closed, a sign of inflexibility once his mind is made up.

Deep, yet not harsh, lines were imprinted on the whole of his countenance, which indicated inflexibility and self-possession.

She must understand now the inflexibility of his character and the intensity of his devotion.

From this out, his own vigour, his own extraordinary individuality and inflexibility carried him through from beginning to end.

The Dauphin is an infant, you will constitute a council of regents, composed of men of inflexibility.

Vossius's desire to have Grotius continue in Holland was so great, that his friend's inflexibility gave him much uneasiness.


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On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inflexibility, such as: intransigence, obstinacy, bullheadedness, contumacy, doggedness, and grimness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.