Inflexible

In*flex"i*ble

(?), a. [L. inflexiblis: cf. F. inflexible. See In- not, and Flexible.] 1. Not capable of being bent; stiff; rigid; firm; unyielding.
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2. Firm in will or purpose; not to be turned, changed, or altered; resolute; determined; unyieding; inexorable; stubborn.
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"Inflexibleas steel."
Miltom.
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A man of upright and inflexible temper . . . can overcome all private fear.
Addison.
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3. Incapable of change; unalterable; immutable.
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The nature of things is inflexible.
I. Watts.

Syn. -- -- Unbending; unyielding; rigid; inexorable; pertinacious; obstinate; stubborn; unrelenting.
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