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adjective British English pronunciation: rigid /ˈrɪdʒɪd/
 
  1. 3
    stiff, hard, and difficult to bend or move

    The door is made from galvanized steel with a rigid frame.

  2. 5
    unable to move because of a strong emotion such as fear or anger

    I only had one chance – this was live television – and I was absolutely rigid with fear.

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rigidity

 British English pronunciation: rigidity /rɪˈdʒɪdəti/  noun [uncountable]

rigidly

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