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1. inelastic

adjective. ['ˌɪnəˈlæstɪk'] not elastic.

Synonyms

  • springless
  • nonresilient
  • inflexible

Antonyms

  • elastic
  • alive
  • living
  • active

Etymology

  • elastic (English)
  • elasticus (Latin)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Inelastic

  • unenthusiastic
  • interscholastic
  • iconoclastic
  • thermoplastic
  • enthusiastic
  • ecclesiastic
  • stochastic
  • scholastic
  • sarcastic
  • onomastic
  • gymnastic
  • fantastik
  • fantastic
  • bombastic
  • monastic
  • dynastic
  • plastic
  • drastic

Example sentences of the word inelastic


1. Adjective
Many staple goods like gasoline or bread are relatively inelastic over the short term.

Quotes containing the word inelastic


1. Hash, x. There is no definition for this word - nobody knows what hash is.Famous, adj. Conspicuously miserable.Dictionary, n. A malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic. This dictionary, however, is a most useful work.
- Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

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