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Noun
Rigidity or a measure of rigidity
“Celery stalks are naturally crisp due to the stiffness of the plant's cell walls and extraordinary water content within the cells.”
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A lack of warmth or openness in manner or expression
“At that time, we were hardly troubled by the aloofness and stiffness of his manner.”
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Behavior that is strictly proper, conventional or formal
“There was a little stiffness in his greeting as Kildare came in.”
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Harsh or severe in nature
“The payee argued that this heightened standard is justified because of the stiffness of the penalty.”
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A painful involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscles
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Clumsiness; inelegance
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The state, or an act, of stubbornness or doggedness
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The quality of being pompous
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Slight pain
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The state of being stretched tight
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An enlarged and rigid state of the penis, typically in sexual excitement
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The feel or characteristics of a surface or object
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The state or fact of lacking tact or class in one's comportment
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Wiriness or roughness
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