Origin of inflexible
Examples from the Web for inflexibly
The image of Israel as a unitary, inflexibly anti-peace body is not borne out by the legislative facts.Israel's Political Process Sabotages Peace Efforts, But There Is A Constituency For Peace|Matt Lerner|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
While the platform it certainly discouraging, it would be naïve to believe any party will inflexibly remain true to its platform.
He spoke tenderly, but inflexibly, and Joel felt that his fate was pronounced.Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home|Bayard Taylor
And those three million policemen, armed with lethal and legal weapons, are inflexibly and unalterably for no change.Germany and the Germans|Price Collier
The laws of caste are to be inflexibly enforced against all people of color who would rise from their low-down conditions.
And seizing him both together, they held him inflexibly, staring at him with devilish delight and reviling him.Roumanian Stories|Various
The debates of the Commons were temperate, rational, and inflexibly firm.
British Dictionary definitions for inflexibly
Word Origin for inflexible
Word Origin and History for inflexibly
late 14c., "incapable of being bent, physically rigid," also figuratively, "unbending in temper or purpose," from Middle French inflexible and directly from Latin inflexibilis, from inflexus, past participle of inflectere (see inflect). In early 15c. an identical word had an opposite sense, "capable of being swayed or moved," from in- "in, on." Related: Inflexibly.