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

Mindless rigidity has descended upon the land, from the schoolhouse to the White House to, sometimes, your house.

We take for granted that, for all their ideological rigidity, Republicans have made a break with the recent past.

Gone are the palatial apartments, ideological rigidity, and red Prada slippers.

The negatives heavily outweigh the positives with respect to Republicans' perceived rigidity and perceived support for the rich.

The primal rigidity of the straight line yields later on to the freedom of an organ.

The narrative had excited him out of his apathy and physical exhaustion, the confession shaken the rigidity from his mind.

I feel all untied in a place like this; the rigidity of one's nature begins to melt and flow.

Up went the monster with a grunt, and a peculiar rigidity of body, which evidently betokened horror at his situation.

The rigidity of these works naturally impressed later critics.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rigidity, such as: harshness, rigor, acerbity, austerity, cruelty, and grimness.

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