Rigid

Definition of Rigid

Rig´id
a.1.Firm; stiff; unyielding; not pliant; not flexible.
Upright beams innumerable
Of rigid spears.
- Milton.
2.Hence, not lax or indulgent; severe; inflexible; strict; as, a rigid father or master; rigid discipline; rigid criticism; a rigid sentence.
The more rigid order of principles in religion and government.
- Hawthorne.

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