Definitions and Examples of stiff, rigid, taut
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Not easily bent or flexible; firm and rigid.
The new shoes were so stiff that they hurt his feet.
Not able to be bent or changed easily; inflexible.
The company had rigid rules that made it hard for employees to be creative.
Pulled or stretched tight; not slack.
The rope was taut and could not be pulled any further.
Key Differences: stiff vs rigid vs taut
- 1Stiff implies a lack of flexibility or pliability, often due to being new or unused.
- 2Rigid suggests a strict adherence to rules or principles, with little room for change or deviation.
- 3Taut describes something that is pulled or stretched tightly, without any slack or looseness.
Effective Usage of stiff, rigid, taut
- 1Describing Objects: Use these antonyms to describe the physical properties of objects, such as materials, structures, or fabrics.
- 2Expressing Opinions: Incorporate these words in your opinions to convey a sense of firmness or inflexibility.
- 3Giving Instructions: Use these antonyms to give instructions on how to handle objects that require a certain level of stiffness or rigidity.
The antonyms of flaggy are stiff, rigid, and taut. These words convey a sense of firmness, inflexibility, or tightness, which is the opposite of flaggy. Use these words to describe objects, express opinions, or give instructions that require a certain level of stiffness or rigidity.