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adjective rigid pronunciation in American English /ˈrɪdʒɪd/
  1. 1
    not easily changed
    a rigid class system
  2. 2
    done or applied in a strict and unreasonable way
    rigid control over behavior
    rigid discipline
  3. 3
    stiff, hard, and difficult to bend or move
    The door is made from galvanized steel with a rigid frame.
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  4. 4
    not willing to change your ideas, attitudes, opinions, etc.
    Both sides have remained rigid in their resolve.
  5. 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 totally rigid with fear.

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