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

 ri·gid·i·ty /rəˈʤɪdəti/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ri·gid·i·ty /rəˈʤɪdətɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ri·gid·i·ty n.
 1. The quality or state of being rigid; want of pliability; the quality of resisting change of form; the amount of resistance with which a body opposes change of form; -- opposed to flexibility, ductility, malleability, and softness.
 2. Stiffness of appearance or manner; want of ease or elegance.
 3. Severity; rigor. [Obs. orR.]
 Syn: -- Stiffness; rigidness; inflexibility.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
           [syn: rigidness]
      2: the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe [syn: inflexibility]
         [ant: flexibility]