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stiffnessnoun [U]

 us   /ˈstɪf·nəs/
  • stiffness noun [U] (BEING FORMAL)

the quality of being very formal and not relaxed: His early stiffness and formality evolved into friendliness.
  • stiffness noun [U] (BEING UNABLE TO MOVE)

the condition of being unable to bend or move easily: I had some muscle stiffness after the bike ride.
(Definition of stiffness from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stiffness”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拘谨, 生硬,拘谨…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拘謹, 生硬,拘謹…
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