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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·flex·i·ble /(ˌ)ɪnˈflɛksəbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·flex·i·ble a.
 1. Not capable of being bent; stiff; rigid; firm; unyielding.
 2. Firm in will or purpose; not to be turned, changed, or altered; resolute; determined; unyieding; inexorable; stubborn.
    =\“Inflexibleas steel.”\=   --Miltom.
    A man of upright and inflexible temper . . . can overcome all private fear.   --Addison.
 3. Incapable of change; unalterable; immutable.
    The nature of things is inflexible.   --I. Watts.
 Syn: -- -- Unbending; unyielding; rigid; inexorable; pertinacious; obstinate; stubborn; unrelenting.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: extended meanings; incapable of change; "a man of inflexible
             purpose" [ant: flexible]
      2: not making concessions; "took an uncompromising stance in
         the peace talks"; "uncompromising honesty" [syn: uncompromising]
         [ant: compromising]
      3: literal meanings; "an inflexible iron bar"; "an inflexible
         knife blade" [ant: flexible]
      4: incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances; "a
         rigid disciplinarian"; "an inflexible law"; "an unbending
         will to dominate" [syn: rigid, unbending]