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rigidity

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noun, ri·gid·i·ty \rə-ˈji-də-tē\

Definition of rigidity

plural rigidities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being rigid

  2. 2 :  one that is rigid (as in form or conduct)



Examples of rigidity in a sentence

  1. <sometimes the rigidity of the headmaster's discipline was deemed excessive by even much of the faculty>



1624

First Known Use of rigidity

1624


Medical Dictionary

rigidity

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noun ri·gid·i·ty \rə-ˈjid-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of rigidity

plural rigidities

  1. :  the quality or state of being rigid: asa:  abnormal stiffness of muscle <muscle rigidity symptomatic of Parkinson's disease—Diane Gershon>b:  emotional inflexibility and resistance to change





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