how to pronounce rigidity


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rigidity is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of rigidity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that the rigidity of those rules …”

meanings of rigidity


  1. Stickiness (of prices/wages etc.). Describing the tendency of prices and money wages to adjust to changes in the economy with a certain delay.
  2. 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.
  3. Stiffness of appearance or manner; want of ease or elegance.

rigidity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rigidity occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics rigidity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that rigidity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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