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Definition 1: designating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure - [adjective denoting all]

(rigid is similar to ...) having a form maintained by a rigid internal structure as well as by internal gas pressure

(rigid belongs to category ...) the theory and practice of navigation through air or space

Definition 2: incapable of or resistant to bending - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rigid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a rigid strip of metal
  • a table made of rigid plastic
  • a palace guardsman stiff as a poker
  • stiff hair
  • a stiff neck

Synonyms for rigid in the sense of this definition

(rigid is similar to ...) resistant to being bent

"an inflexible iron bar" "an inflexible knife blade"

Definition 3: incapable of compromise or flexibility - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for rigid in the sense of this definition

(rigid is similar to ...) unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion

Definition 4: fixed and unmoving - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rigid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare
  • his bearded face already has a set hollow look
  • a face rigid with pain

Synonyms for rigid in the sense of this definition

(rigid is similar to ...) not in motion

Definition 5: incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rigid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a rigid disciplinarian
  • an inflexible law
  • an unbending will to dominate

Synonyms for rigid in the sense of this definition

(rigid is similar to ...) not adaptable

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