In*flex"i*bil"i*ty (?), n. [Cf. F. inflexibilit'e.]

The quality or state of being inflexible, or not capable of being bent or changed; unyielding stiffness; inflexibleness; rigidity; firmness of will or purpose; unbending pertinacity; steadfastness; resoluteness; unchangeableness; obstinacy.

The inflexibility of mechanism. A. Baxter.

That grave inflexibility of soul. Churchill.

The purity and inflexibility of their faith. T. Warton.


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