What does the word inflexibility mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Inflexibly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Inflexibleness.

Usage examples for inflexibility

  1. It had once been a sturdy cottage, with a grim endurance and inflexibility which even some later and lighter additions had softened rather than changed. – The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  2. A grey mule, tethered to a palm- wood door and loaded with brushwood, lashed out with its hoofs at a negro, who at once began to batter it passionately with a pole, and a long line of sneering camels confronted them, treading stealthily, and turning their serpentine necks from side to side as they came onwards with a soft and weary inflexibility. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  3. Yet it is easy to recognize the Hebrew element in Sumner's nature; the inflexibility of purpose, the absolute self- devotion, and even the prophetic forecast. – Cambridge Sketches by Frank Preston Stearns