What is the opposite of flexible?

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Adjective
Opposite of capable of bending easily without breaking
“The stiff iron bars cannot be bent without breaking them.”
Adjective
Opposite of able to be easily modified to respond to altered circumstances
“Tom has a strict curfew and must return home before midnight.”
Adjective
Opposite of willing or prone to give way to the influence of others
“We must be intransigent in our stance against any form of discrimination.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a relaxed, friendly, or unofficial style, manner, or nature
“Laura has a rigorous diet when it comes to her fitness regime.”
Adjective
Opposite of physically nimble and quick
“He was tall and powerful but, unfortunately, rather clumsy.”
Adjective
Opposite of not fixed in place tightly or firmly
“You must have a tight rope to ensure your safety when you abseil down this mountain.”
Adjective
Opposite of accommodating or permissive in nature
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“No surprise then that writers so often prove such a stubborn, contrary lot.”
Adjective
Opposite of tolerant of opposing viewpoints
Adjective
Opposite of able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities
Adjective
Opposite of for all purposes
Adjective
Opposite of open to discussion or modification
Adjective
Opposite of quick to react
Adjective
Opposite of willing to consider or accept new suggestions and ideas
Adjective
Opposite of able to be expanded
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