Definition of inflexible in English:

inflexible

Syllabification: in·flex·i·ble
Pronunciation: /inˈfleksəbəl
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

inflexibility

Pronunciation: /-ˌfleksəˈbilitē/
noun
More example sentences
  • As for Churchill, I thought that it was precisely his inflexibility and stubbornness that made him a great war leader, at a time when England might have done little to oppose Nazi Germany.
  • She is forced into this position because she equates evolution with genetic determinism and inflexibility of behavior.
  • Forty-five per cent of respondents were dissatisfied with the length and inflexibility of hours worked, which were not conducive to family life.

inflexibly

adverb
More example sentences
  • It is the consequence of a basically linguistically-orientated content delivered inflexibly and mechanistically.
  • She is often inflexibly wrong but passionately convincing.
  • Isn't it more important to save one more life than inflexibly sticking to the rules?

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin inflexibilis, from in- 'not' + flexibilis 'flexible'.

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