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1. rigid

adjective. ['ˈrɪdʒəd, ˈrɪdʒɪd'] incapable of or resistant to bending.

Synonyms

  • inflexible

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • rigidus (Latin)
  • -idus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Rigid

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  • good
  • high-spirited
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  • interested
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  • invalid
  • isolated
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  • long-winded
  • low-spirited
  • out-moded
  • poor-spirited

How do you pronounce rigid?

Pronounce rigid as ˈrɪʤɪd.

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Example sentences of the word rigid


1. Adjective
Making a fabric more rigid makes it easier to mold and to get it to keep its shape.

Quotes containing the word rigid


1. We can learn the art of fierce compassion - redefining strength, deconstructing isolation and renewing a sense of community, practicing letting go of rigid us-vs.-them thinking - while cultivating power and clarity in response to difficult situations.
- Sharon Salzberg

2. For some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth. What a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world after world, worlds that sing to you, comfort and quiet or excite you. Books help us understand who we are and how we are to behave. They show us what community and friendship mean; they show us how to live and die.
- Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

3. Every day God invites us on the same kind of adventure. It's not a trip where He sends us a rigid itinerary, He simply invites us. God asks what it is He's made us to love, what it is that captures our attention, what feeds that deep indescribable need of our souls to experience the richness of the world He made. And then, leaning over us, He whispers, "Let's go do that together.
- Bob Goff

2. rigid

adjective. ['ˈrɪdʒəd, ˈrɪdʒɪd'] incapable of compromise or flexibility.

Synonyms

  • intolerant

Antonyms

  • summerize
  • ascend

Etymology

  • rigidus (Latin)
  • -idus (Latin)

3. rigid

adjective. ['ˈrɪdʒəd, ˈrɪdʒɪd'] incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances.

Synonyms

  • inflexible
  • unbending

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize

Etymology

  • rigidus (Latin)
  • -idus (Latin)

4. rigid

adjective. ['ˈrɪdʒəd, ˈrɪdʒɪd'] fixed and unmoving.

Synonyms

  • fixed
  • nonmoving
  • unmoving

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise
  • winterize

Etymology

  • rigidus (Latin)
  • -idus (Latin)

5. rigid

adjective. ['ˈrɪdʒəd, ˈrɪdʒɪd'] designating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure.

Antonyms

  • pressurize

Etymology

  • rigidus (Latin)
  • -idus (Latin)
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