The signal facts of Egyptian social and economic life of the past decades have been its inflexibility.
The governor has successfully pleased both, however, by blaming the Obama administration for inflexibility.
Here he finds the ground prepared for the anti-semitic attack on rigidity, stubbornness, inflexibility as Jewish qualities.
He tries to be consistent, but his detractors see it as inflexibility.
Most of the ‘e’ formations are closed, a sign of inflexibility once his mind is made up.
Sometimes the very pedantry and inflexibility of the law itself became in individual cases the highest injustice.
Have you not had experience enough of the inflexibility of pride and courage?
He has all his father's inflexibility, but an intellect as clear as that of the most practical man.
What was to be the union which that inflexibility carried was not foreseen.
God, with all His sternness and inflexibility, as He appeared to Mohammed, was just and merciful.
late 14c., "incapable of being bent, physically rigid," also figuratively, "unbending in temper or purpose," from Middle French inflexible and directly from Latin inflexibilis, from inflexus, past participle of inflectere (see inflect). In early 15c. an identical word had an opposite sense, "capable of being swayed or moved," from in- "in, on." Related: Inflexibly.