Synonyms for rigidity:
relentlessness, intransigence, obduracy, intransigency, stringency, Implacableness, incompliancy, obdurateness, remorselessness, austerity, Incompliance, die-hardism, strictness, inexorability, rigorousness, grimness, sternness, inexorableness.
Other synonyms and related words:
regimentation, intransigence, inexorability, grimness, die-hardism, obdurateness, obduracy, incompliancy, inexorableness, stringency, rigidness, strictness, intransigency, immobility, sternness, rigor, remorselessness, Implacability, austerity, Implacableness, inflexibleness, harshness, Incompliance, severity, stubbornness, relentlessness, rigorousness.
Sense 1 (noun)
grimness, Incompliance, stubbornness, Implacability, remorselessness, inexorableness, obduracy, relentlessness, incompliancy, intransigency, Implacableness, obdurateness, die-hardism, inexorability, intransigence.
Sense 2 (noun)
obduracy, Implacableness, relentlessness, intransigency, remorselessness, Implacability, Incompliance, intransigence, inexorability, inexorableness, rigidness, incompliancy, die-hardism, inflexibility, inflexibleness, obdurateness.
Usage examples for rigidity:
- They must be dealt with as we deal with defiant, naughty children, which can be brought back to obedience and submission better by gentle speech and apparent concession than by rigidity and severity. - "Marie Antoinette And Her Son", Louise Muhlbach Official.
- Fracasse's face and the colonel's were also white- white with the rigidity of carved marble, carved with a set frown of determination. - "The Last Shot", Frederick Palmer.
- If, then, at any spot above the normal contour of the os pedis we meet with hardness or rigidity, we are to look upon that foot with suspicion. - "Diseases of the Horse's Foot", Harry Caulton Reeks.