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rigidity

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  1. the quality or state of being demanding or unyielding (as in discipline or criticism) sometimes the rigidity of the headmaster's discipline was deemed excessive by even much of the faculty Synonyms exactingness, hardness, harshness, inflexibility, severity, rigidness, rigor, rigorousness, sternness, strictness, stringencyRelated Words callousness, hard-heartedness, implacability, obduracy, obdurateness, pitilessness; dourness, gruffness; asceticism, austereness, austerity, monasticism; determination, firmness, resolve, steadfastness; obstinacy, stubbornnessNear Antonyms forbearance, indulgence, kindness, lenience, patience, softness, tenderness, tolerance; responsiveness, willingness; compliance, pliability, pliancyAntonyms flexibility, gentleness, laxness, mildness


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