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inflexible (adj.)

late 14c., "incapable of being bent, physically rigid," also figuratively, "unyielding in temper or purpose," from Old French inflexible and directly from Latin inflexibilis "that cannot be bent," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + flexibilis "pliant, yielding" (see flexible). In early 15c. an identical word had an opposite sense, "capable of being swayed or moved," from the other in- "in, on" (see in- (2)). Related: Inflexibly.

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Definitions of inflexible from WordNet

inflexible (adj.)
incapable of change;
a man of inflexible purpose
inflexible (adj.)
not making concessions;
Synonyms: uncompromising / sturdy
inflexible (adj.)
resistant to being bent;
an inflexible iron bar
an inflexible knife blade
inflexible (adj.)
incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances;
an inflexible law
Synonyms: rigid / unbending
From wordnet.princeton.edu