used in The Grapes of Wrath
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not bendable or adaptable
in various senses, including:
- 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
- He answered with inflexible humility, "Won't you—can't you see your way to cut off ten cents' worth?"
Chapter 15 (74% in)
There are no more uses of "inflexible" in The Grapes of Wrath.