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inflexible
used in Gone with the Wind

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Definition not flexible (not bendable or adaptable in various senses:)
  • not willing to compromise or make concessions — as when a boss says "Do it my way or you're fired."
  • not able to adjust well to different conditions — as of a schedule that cannot be changed
  • not easily bent without physical damage or injury — as of brittle steel or person with stiff joints
  • Suddenly words began to bubble out, swift hot words and there was inflexible hate in the low voice.
    5.49 (61% in)
  • When they looked into her young face and saw there the inflexible loyalty to the old days, they could forget, for a moment, the traitors within their own class who were causing fury, fear and heartbreak.
    4.41 (50% in)
  • But not the women of the Old Guard, and the women were the implacable and inflexible power behind the social throne.
    5.49 (79% in)

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