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synonyms for inflexible
- set in one's ways
- stand one's ground
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How to use inflexible in a sentence
They have also characterized Sugimoto as my-way-or-the-highway inflexible, when he has made compromises and asserted only certain red lines — like the stone wall — that he feels are essential to his vision.How a rock wall and pool of water have thrown a wrench into the redesign of Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden | Philip Kennicott | April 16, 2021 | Washington Post
Expose a neural net to an unfamiliar data set or a foreign environment, and it reveals itself to be brittle and inflexible.Geoffrey Hinton has a hunch about what’s next for AI | Siobhan Roberts | April 16, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
It took many years for the compulsive thoughts, difficult emotions, and inflexible behaviors to wear away completely.How Nature Helped Me Recover from an Eating Disorder | Kate Siber | March 25, 2021 | Outside Online
Others say they can appreciate the tricky balancing act the USOPC faces but feel some of the organization’s decisions have been inflexible and hindered training, complicating efforts for athletes who have dealt with a year-long Olympic postponement.The Olympic Training Center is state-of-the-art, but some athletes train in a nearby Macy’s | Rick Maese | March 18, 2021 | Washington Post
On this new album, the riffs are clenched especially tight, but they aren’t inflexible.Eyehategod’s high-gravity metal can connect you to the heavens | Chris Richards | March 12, 2021 | Washington Post
Liberated from overstressing our backs, we suffer from weak and inflexible backs.Is Your Chair Killing You? The Consequences of Comfort | Daniel E. Lieberman | October 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The ACLU, it must be acknowledged, can be rather inflexible on these matters.
When two people have to work late, who will meet that inflexible day-care pickup time?One Reason Women Stay Home: Because It's Easier on Everyone | Megan McArdle | March 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
And President Barack Obama had taken a rare inflexible stance, refusing from the start to negotiate a deal.
Some may be concerned that a system along these lines would be inflexible.To Solve Debt Crisis, GOP Should Put Obama on a Reward Program | Stan Veuger | December 25, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Even the stern, inflexible commander turned to hide an emotion he would have blushed to betray.
In her voice there was an inflexible sound, that seemed to tell him very clearly it meant what it was saying.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
Animated, however, by the spirit of freedom, they endured their privations with inflexible fortitude.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2 | Egerton Ryerson
How little he knew Eugenius, the on altogether inflexible will in all that time, so full of trouble for the Church!Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa | Edward Hutton
The effect was gone, and there remained but the fixed, grave, inflexible features of the republican soldier.Peveril of the Peak | Sir Walter Scott
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