OTHER WORDS FROM inelasticin·e·las·tic·i·ty [in-i-la-stis-i-tee], /ˌɪn ɪ læˈstɪs ɪ ti/, noun
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The difficulty is assuming that a lung transplant is "inelastic".
Things can be more or less inelastic, which is to say, that demand can be more or less responsive to changes in price.
The last glass of water in a desert is the quintessential inelastic good; people will pay all they have to get it.
From the point of view of cover, the gold certificate is completely inelastic.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
It was inelastic, incompetent to adapt itself to changing circumstances.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
Catching sight of his Captain on the platform, the Doctor bent his steps thither, and they were slow and inelastic.Wandering Heath|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
At the same moment we heard the fall 220 of something heavy and inelastic in the upper story.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
It is not permitted to discriminate; it can neither relax nor repress; it is absolutely inelastic.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies