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inflexible

inf lek suh buhl

  • a  incapable of change
    a man of inflexible purpose
  • a  not making concessions
  • a  resistant to being bent;
    an inflexible iron bar
    an inflexible knife blade
  • s  incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances
    an inflexible law

  • He has appeared brittle and inflexible, slow to adapt to changes on the ground, slow to grasp the full implications not only of the improving situation in Iraq but also of the .
  • Passengers complain about rude treatment, inflexible rules, long lines and seemingly illogical and inconsistent policies.
  • Compared with the flamboyantly inflexible Fidel, the beardless and bespectacled Ral is an earthier, more pragmatic figure, who has nudged his country's ossified economy toward .
News & Articles

  • No smartphones on the table? It's time to talk tech etiquette
    Nobody likes the word “etiquette.” It feels inflexible and draining, like a teacher whose only joy is pointing out mistakes. This is a time for breaking rules, not making them. Viral videos, Facebook revolutions, CEOs in hoodies. Anything goes. Etiquette? We don’t need etiquette. E
    June 16, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • Enterprise Practices Ignite Global Demand for Network Access Control Solutions, Finds Frost & Sullivan
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Network access control (NAC) solutions – previously considered too complex, incomplete or inflexible – have evolved into a powerful and valuable security ...
    June 12, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • In Defense Of Nuance: Edward Snowden Is Both A Criminal And A Laudable Whistleblower
    Depending on your political perspective, NSA leaker Edward Snowden is either a traitor to his nation and countrymen or a heroic whistleblower. Opinions on Snowden among political partisans are set, inflexible, and perfectly righteous. Rarely does one here a nuanced opinion on the matter, but I find both sides of this argument compelling. In my admittedly conflicted opinion, Snowden is both a ...
    June 11, 2013 - Mediaite
Quotes

  • Sander Levin in Wall Street Journal
    The administration constructively set the G-20 meeting as an important juncture for China to change its inflexible currency practices. If China does not act and the administration does not respond promptly thereafter, the Congress will act,...
  • Mel Martinez in Guardian Unlimited
    The rules are inflexible and it doesn't matter who is running the RNC, those rules will be enforced because they are part of the rules that were crafted at the last convention and they can't be changed,Martinez said.
  • Dirk Kempthorne in AHN
    This has been a difficult decision,Kempthorne said. "But in light of the scientific record and the restraints of the inflexible law that guides me, I believe it was the only decision I could make...... Today's decision is based on three...

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