Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Resisting change of form; stiff; inflexible; rigorous; strict.

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Usage examples "rigid":

  1. For a moment he sat rigid, lips tightly compressed, as if stunned. - "The Gray Phantom's Return", Herman Landon.
  2. His rigid look softened involuntarily. - "Marcella", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  3. So I have let you live, unless- She did not finish the thought, but stood in rigid attention, listening to the increasing volume of rifle- fire. - "The Argus Pheasant", John Charles Beecham.