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adjective rigid pronunciation in British English /ˈrɪdʒɪd/
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  1. 1
    not easily changed
    a rigid class system
  2. 2
    done or applied in a strict and unreasonable way
    rigid control over behaviour
    rigid discipline
  3. 3
    stiff, hard, and difficult to bend or move
    The door is made from galvanized steel with a rigid frame.
  4. 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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