English edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Middle French inflexible, from Latin īnflexibilis. See also in- +‎ flexible.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈflɛksəbl̩/
  • (file)

Adjective edit

inflexible (comparative more inflexible, superlative most inflexible)

  1. Not flexible; not capable of bending or being bent.
    Synonyms: stiff, rigid, firm, unyielding
  2. Not willing to change, e.g. one's opinion or habits.
  3. Not able to be changed or adapted to circumstances.
    • 2020 November 18, Howard Johnston, “The missing 'Lincs' and the sole survivor”, in Rail, page 58:
      Being so inflexible, the railway was easy prey to road competition, and the arrival of unregulated lorry transport from farm fields to town centres quickly captured all locally generated business.

Synonyms edit

Antonyms edit

Related terms edit

Translations edit

References edit

Asturian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin īnflexibilis.

Adjective edit

inflexible (epicene, plural inflexibles)

  1. inflexible

Antonyms edit

Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin īnflexibilis.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

inflexible m or f (masculine and feminine plural inflexibles)

  1. inflexible
    Antonym: flexible

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

French edit

Etymology edit

From in- +‎ flexible.

Adjective edit

inflexible (plural inflexibles)

  1. inflexible

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

Galician edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Latin īnflexibilis.

Adjective edit

inflexible m or f (plural inflexibles)

  1. inflexible
    Antonyms: flexible, flexíbel

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin īnflexibilis.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /infleɡˈsible/ [ĩɱ.fleɣ̞ˈsi.β̞le]
  • Rhymes: -ible
  • Syllabification: in‧fle‧xi‧ble

Adjective edit

inflexible m or f (masculine and feminine plural inflexibles)

  1. inflexible
    Antonym: flexible

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Further reading edit