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Definición de “stiffness” en inglés

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stiffnessnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈstɪf.nəs/

stiffness noun [U] (NOT RELAXED)

the quality of being very formal and not relaxed: Her initial stiffness began to wear off as we got to know her.

stiffness noun [U] (FIRM)

C2 the quality of being firm, hard, or unable to bend: the stiffness of her muscles

stiffness noun [U] (SEVERE)

the quality of being very severe, strong, or difficult: Everyone was surprised at the stiffness of the sentence/punishment/penalty/sanctions.
Traducciones de “stiffness”
en chino (tradicionál) 拘謹, 生硬,拘謹…
en chino (simplificado) 拘谨, 生硬,拘谨…
(Definition of stiffness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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