Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “stiffness” en inglés

stiffness

noun [U] uk   /ˈstɪf.nəs/ us  

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.
(Definition of stiffness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de stiffness
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “stiffness” en otros diccionarios

Traducciones de “stiffness”

Palabra del día

give the green light to sth

to give permission for someone to do something or for something to happen

Palabra del día

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más