Definition of “inflexible” - English Dictionary

“inflexible” in British English

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inflexibleadjective

uk /ɪnˈflek.sə.bəl/ us /ɪnˈflek.sə.bəl/ usually disapproving

(Definition of “inflexible” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“inflexible” in American English

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inflexibleadjective

us /ɪnˈflek·sə·bəl/

inflexible adjective (NOT CHANGING)

fixed and unable or unwilling to change:

Some officials think the law is too harsh and inflexible, and they argue it should be changed.

inflexible adjective (STIFF)

[ not gradable ] (of a substance) stiff and hard, and not able to be bent:

an inflexible material

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“inflexible” in Business English

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inflexibleadjective

uk /ɪnˈfleksəbl/ us

unable or unwilling to change as conditions or situations change:

He called the European Union model "too bureaucratic and inflexible."
Nurses were frustrated by inflexible working arrangements.

(Definition of “inflexible” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)