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inflexible
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
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
  • Her figure was elegant, and she walked well; but Darcy, at whom it was all aimed, was still inflexibly studious.
    Chapter 11 (44% in)
inflexibly = unbendingly (in this case, will not be distracted)
There are no more uses of "inflexible" in Pride and Prejudice.

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