Synonyms for rigid

Synonyms for (adjective) rigid

Synonyms: stiff, rigid

Definition: incapable of or resistant to bending

Usage: a rigid strip of metal; a table made of rigid plastic; a palace guardsman stiff as a poker; stiff hair; a stiff neck

Similar words: inflexible

Definition: resistant to being bent

Usage: an inflexible iron bar; an inflexible knife blade;


Synonyms: rigid

Definition: designating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure

Similar words: semirigid

Definition: having a form maintained by a rigid internal structure as well as by internal gas pressure


Synonyms: unbending, inflexible, rigid

Definition: incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances

Usage: a rigid disciplinarian; an inflexible law; an unbending will to dominate

Similar words: unadaptable

Definition: not adaptable


Synonyms: rigid, fixed, set

Definition: fixed and unmoving

Usage: with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare; his bearded face already has a set hollow look- Connor Cruise O'Brien; a face rigid with pain

Similar words: unmoving, nonmoving

Definition: not in motion


Synonyms: rigid, strict

Definition: incapable of compromise or flexibility

Similar words: intolerant

Definition: unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion