inflexibly inflexibly  /ɪnf ˈlɛk səb li/


  • (adv) in an inflexible manner


  1. That old document says inflexibly: No person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the age of 30 years.
  2. A negative, delivered firmly, categorically, solemnly, inflexibly.
  3. Its dictates were imposed inflexibly.


  1. "I remain faithful to my beliefs and remain inflexibly anti-colonialist," Cesaire said at the time.
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Aimé Césaire Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. ...what appeared a sop to German sensibilities that have been ruffled by the ECB's aggressive and unorthodox initiative to start buying government bonds, Trichet said the bank remains "inflexibly committed to price stability" and promised...
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. Accusing the government of "rigid dogmatism" on foreign policy, such as "inflexibly using the name `Taiwan'" to apply for WHO membership, Ma said that the KMT would employ more flexible methods to develop foreign relations, such as being less...
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Ma Ying-jeou Source: Taipei Times

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