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inflexibility

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the quality or state of being demanding or unyielding (as in discipline or criticism)
  • the principal's inflexibility in matters of discipline is the stuff of school legend

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“Inflexibility.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inflexibility. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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