Synonym of rigid

Alternative for rigid

Adjective

Physically unyielding or stiff
stiff hard firm inflexible unyielding taut inelastic unbending compact solid stiffened tense tight flinty hardened immalleable impliable unbendable unflexible unmalleable adamantine chiselled chiseled solidified unbreakable unsupple non-flexible stiff as a board impenetrable tough set steely close dense impermeable concentrated sturdy thick stony stretched compressed impervious concrete strong compacted robust congealed frozen rock-solid jelled condensed substantial heavy strained as hard as stone rugged stressed as hard as iron rocklike unpliable unwavering really hard indurate close-grained rock-hard refractory nonporous fixed tensed massed husky snug tightened consolidated very hard brittle rocky strung out tightly drawn tightly stretched renitent not loose not slack rock-like fine-grained unshakable nonflexible incompressible starched granite iron unmoving creaky aching sore resistant durable ungiving gelled walkable incompliant indurated jellified annealed numbed hypertonic stretched tight contracted drawn as hard as a rock flexed rheumatic straight undeviating inextensible inductile unadaptable stable uncurving unswerving anxious extended worried wired nervous edgy nonstretchable on edge non-stretchable packed crowded stout as straight as an arrow crammed thickset serried impregnable overgrown blocked sealed immutable jungly impassable unrelenting resolute jammed together piled packed in close-packed jam-packed closely set heavy-going tightly packed jammed heaped full deep jungle-like close-knit closely packed packed like sardines unchangeable dimensional rigorous uncompromising jellied brick wall like a rock set in stone

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Not able to be changed or adapted
rigorous stern severe firm stringent uncompromising harsh intransigent strict unrelenting unyielding adamant fixed set austere immutable steadfast authoritarian bound brassbound concrete exact exacting hard immovable inflexible irreversible obdurate resolute tough unalterable unbending unchangeable undeviating unshakeable unswerving unwavering determined incompliant invariable ramrod static unadaptable unchanging unpermissive unvarying bullheaded changeless definite inexorable unmoving cast-iron hard-and-fast hard-line heavy-handed locked in tough nut to crack dead set cut-and-dried hard and fast set in stone writ in stone decided upon single-minded strait-laced stubborn obstinate dogged relentless implacable tenacious pigheaded pertinacious hard-nosed adamantine headstrong hardheaded hardened stiff stiff-necked mulish opinionated perverse willful intractable self-willed wilful ossified inconvincible indurate pat self-opinionated solid persistent grim steady cruel stable draconian unflinching unshakable staunch steely unsparing ruthless strong pitiless merciless established remorseless persevering forceful refractory unpersuadable constant tight hardline flinty oppressive stony unmovable iron-willed rooted settled unforgiving extreme entrenched diehard fast unsympathetic recalcitrant ironclad bloody-minded iron resolved hard-core brutal iron-fisted illiberal fierce callous sturdy frozen unbendable contumacious cussed unmalleable unfaltering unreasonable vigorous bull-headed cantankerous balky hard-hearted unfeeling strong-willed hard-boiled incommutable die-hard rugged dead set on inalterable rough permanent dyed-in-the-wool immobile demanding no-nonsense serious uniform uncompliant enduring heartless deep-rooted radical uncooperative inhuman inveterate grave strong-minded stationary savage unmerciful unbreakable secure unappeasable uncharitable set in one's ways unfluctuating binding intolerant dour abiding dogmatic unmodifiable deep-seated unmanageable stalwart hidebound committed solemn lusty ornery purposeful decided indomitable insensitive bolshie resistant still drastic unsmiling final hearty determinate earnest dedicated unpitying ferocious robust nonmoving picky indefatigable winner-take-all zero-sum tyrannical narrow-minded immotile disciplined assertive consistent regular bold stony-hearted confirmed hard as nails ingrained riveted long-standing pig-headed irremovable anchored inhumane perpetual aggressive stout durable devoted locked zealous sedate staid even brick-wall all-or-nothing win-or-lose onerous unswayable barbarous unvaried despotic humourless humorless sober fanatical contrary lasting unfailing invariant uncomic rock-ribbed defiant inexpugnable sobersided froward flat unflagging punishing case-hardened sadistic stuck unemotional not giving an inch certain cold-blooded difficult uncaring closed-minded sure tireless same confining by the book weighty intent astringent sustained impenetrable doctrinaire forbidding mean absolute unabated cross-grained unremitting ordered unbudging equable hanging tough fossilized cut-throat nonmotile hard-bitten hardhanded hardhearted po-faced stubborn as a mule deep-dyed emphatic rebellious stabile insubordinate disciplinary deaf to reason bound and determined incontrovertible deep uptight stuffy untoward faithful bred-in-the-bone intrenched mule devout fossilised restive cold unbudgeable immobilized bitter explicit moored hitched predictable immoderate insistent untiring brutish hooked attached heavy compassionless unshaken unaccommodating soulless monolithic affectless unsentimental imperious nailed overbearing ironhearted stoney stonyhearted desperate systematic pachydermatous indurated excessive murderous insensate punitive desensitized hardy unrelieved trying dire toughened assiduous monotonous hard-headed sedulous hard to please true-blue inured driven undiversified habitual ineradicable militant unchanged hard-hitting true reliable unkind autocratic made fast truculent energetic tyrannous ageless level unmoved stroppy thick-skinned slash-and-burn take-no-prisoners cutthroat standing pat opinionative bloodthirsty businesslike desensitised domineering ardent contrarious dictatorial decisive well-set immobilised feisty vindictive stand pat critical unqualified wrong-headed dug in dog-eat-dog never-failing go-getting solid as a rock pass-fail high stakes clear-cut shortsighted blind deaf regimented incontestable high-stake puritanical controlled petrified stiffened noncompliant renitent spartan fastened Draconian awkward bony immalleable rigidified non-compliant jammed immotive ironhanded scrupulous meticulous painstaking closely controlled strictly controlled rigidly enforced reactionary traditionalist conservative punitory loyal ungiving unstoppable poignant valid powerful convincing compelling acrimonious drawing remove close-minded braced heady violent tormenting maleficent wolfish torturous barbaric ultra-conservative unprogressive regimental jelled unflappable impassive convinced eternal formal cool pounding mortal unimpressionable biased embedded lacking compassion with a heart of stone cold-hearted unimpressible dependable set-on one-sided abusive disciplinarian ascetical pressing browbeating formidable ascetic preconceived unflexible crisp tough nut stick to guns set in concrete quiescent unitary undifferentiated unplacatable iron-handed unmollifiable inescapable unpacifiable cold fish proof against persuasion impertinent bullhead unrepentant uncompassionate pugnacious suppressive fixed as the laws of the Medes and the Persians not changeable obscene pornographic X-rated reserved indelible sacrosanct well-established snug clenched tightened clinched focused hurtful monstrous coldhearted vengeful bestial by the numbers two-fisted with one's feet dug in with one's toes dug in steel calm unfriendly chilly frigid icy frosty do or die hold one's ground hold the fort sticking to one's guns standing one's ground hold the line independent vicious forcible virulent ineluctable uninterrupted continuous complex rule-bound hard-shelled distant aloof well grounded blimpish implanted good down-the-line trusty pious stanch cynical agreed unwaivering hard-shell thick long-lived staying put secured like death and taxes mean business no going back necessary hell bent on compulsory louring gruff unabating monomaniacal never-ending interminable ceaseless incessant continuing unceasing hellbent obsessed continual non-stop arranged preset complicated grounded firmly established obsessive remote lowering intimidating predetermined allotted specified prearranged imperishable unfading unquestionable absolutist irrevocable defined decreed precise prescribed hell-bent on bent on bent upon full of determination focussed do-or-die hell-bent hell-bent upon out rock hard shrewd practical realistic sombre somber ungentle tactless based on deeply felt fogyish stick-in-the-mud conformist planned express bureaucratic officious involved fitted clasped lodged never-changing matter-of-fact down-to-earth allegiant intense wholehearted liege unquestioning tried-and-true trustworthy mean-looking fixed as the laws of the Medes and Persians high-handed unblinking authoritative world-weary definitive stipulated stated inconsiderate thoughtless undaunted in the bag not subject to change hard-edged compacted packed hard-handed compact rocky concentrated consolidated compressed inept undiplomatic bungling similar lacking sentiment not changing gutsy identical matching equivalent as hard as nails as tough as old boots toughened by experience OTT overstrict coercive non-variable non-relative gritty unamenable fussy equal homogeneous resilient ambitious enterprising straight fated orderly fateful well-proportioned plumb well-balanced in black and white symmetrical unbroken consonant incorrigible of a piece normal compatible methodical smooth fastidious boorish argumentative finicky hungry over the top eager keen competitive motivated oafish bearish irascible troublesome discontented dissatisfied fractious obstreperous avid spirited confident thirsty desirous diligent active enthusiastic aspiring dynamic burdensome nasty grievous searing excruciating repressive fiery leathery hard-wearing substantial sound seasoned quiet situated located irritable tiresome vexed testy choosy captious snappy temperamental chippy quarrelsome disputative hypercritical prickly querulous thrawn huffy negative delicate overcritical obstructive particular over-particular ungracious grumbly disobliging importunate finical unpredictable hard to handle invidious fiendish sensitive ill-natured crotchety uppity touchy sour rude crabby hard to satisfy irritating impolite disputatious perfectionist inspired progressive pioneering pushy industrious assured burning unquenchable furious granite indestructible warlike gladiatorial scrappy motionless fit strapping brawny steeled molded mighty cohesive moulded dense healthy conditioned inert self-asserting full-blooded intensely competitive in-your-face self-seeking goal-oriented fiercely competitive get up and go stop at nothing power-hungry having killer instinct self-assertive self-starting self-driven hang-tough high-pressure go for broke self-assured can-do eager beaver power-loving gung ho high-reaching self-possessed self-confident hard-driving heavy-duty well built withstanding long-lasting stock-still stopped categorical inactive halted made to last wanton tough as nails stagnant standing parked unstirring at a standstill lifeless at rest inanimate mean machine having a killer instinct uncalled-for gridlocked not moving rooted to the spot like a statue standing still latent sticky format not moving a muscle deadlocked stalled passive

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Unwilling or unable to change because of tradition or convention
hidebound conservative traditional reactionary orthodox unprogressive ultraconservative brassbound paleoconservative standpat traditionalistic archconservative conventional illiberal mossbacked narrow intolerant prejudiced inflexible biased diehard dogmatic blimpish fundamentalist set uncompromising fanatical puritan jaundiced intractable individualistic parochial narrow-minded old-school small-minded old-fashioned old-line buttoned-down button-down die-hard dyed-in-the-wool petty-minded close-minded strait-laced ultra-conservative hard-line set in your ways fixed in one's views set in one's opinions rightist bigoted right obscurantist Tory retrogressive regressive counterrevolutionary right-wing traditionalist alt-right counter-revolutionary Birchite unreceptive outdated mediaeval intransigent backward-looking medieval unreasonable prehistoric fogyish firm unimaginative stable conformist timid unchanging established sober quiet guarded undaring unchangeable uncreative obstinate controlled constant bourgeois steady redneck fearful middle-of-the-road fuddy-duddy white bread old line holding to not extreme hard hat old guard right of center in a rut convinced extremist immovable philistine unreconstructed cautious stuffy moderate boring unenterprising unadventurous safe careful prudent temperate set in one's ways stick in the mud long-established past old ancient former folk from the past old-world lineal bygone old-style oral historical familial outmoded prior of yore ancestral out-of-date unwritten historic family handed-down received accepted approved popular common recognized mainstream regular correct proper normal customary official authoritative usual prevailing doctrinal authorized prevalent standard canonical ordinary unoriginal familiar acknowledged unheretical well established routine well-established derivative kosher punctilious legitimate religious sanctioned straight rightful sound admitted square recognised authorised pious bien pensant straight arrow in line by the numbers according to the book

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Characterized by a pompous air of infallibility

Adjective

Able to be depended or relied on
solid dependable firm reliable stable steadfast strong trustworthy committed durable enduring immutable secure unchangeable unfailing fixed sturdy true established faithful tried constant responsible stout lasting resolute sure unshakeable balanced permanent stalwart staunch equable trustable unwavering settled sound steady bulletproof calculable honorable honourable perdurable trusty unfaltering long-lasting long-lived long-standing well balanced well-balanced well-built deep-rooted safe good tried-and-true loyal unswerving tried and true tried and tested honest certain reputable determined true-blue upright infallible consistent proven devoted dedicated never-failing conscientious righteous mature confident fail-safe unimpeachable straight tested always there safe as houses fast attested proved unerring recognized approved certified trusted unhesitating predictable decent sensible go-to recognised virtuous ethical foolproof tried and trusted truthful surefire can't-miss sincere true-hearted absolute abiding continuing high-principled guaranteed sure-fire right positive to be counted on unshakable up front rock solid decided resolved ended sterling creditworthy clutch bold long-term straightforward credible likely to perform poised composed assertive extended lengthy competent rocklike copper-bottomed vigorous assured marathon classic demonstrated failsafe impeccable respectable decisive used incorrupt unequivocal careful veracious redoubtable carrying the load good as one's word tried out put to the test time-honoured definite pure dutiful just pious moral nice devout stanch daring hard-working conclusive unanxious undoubtful sanguine carefree able hopeful supportive right-minded endless boundless indomitable ardent worthy truehearted veridical allegiant down-the-line undistorted liege confirmed estimable scrupulous creditable square wholehearted all right easy well-founded shoo-in inexhaustible incorruptible principled bound and determined audacious bound forceful steamroller unafraid resilient tough tenacious dead set on nervy hanging tough powerhouse no lie on the up and up ceaseless continuous nailed down locked on saintly persistent unlimited unfading undying continual fly right to be trusted level-headed straight-up worthy of trust above suspicion true blue boy scout down home on the level full of integrity as good as one's word in the bag unflagging bottomless diligent same unrelenting unchanging assiduous dyed-in-the-wool delivering there come-through eternal invariable counted on efficacious unbeatable effective handy agreeable effectual watertight acceptable correct satisfactory helpful authoritative useful inerrant undeceivable unquestionable exact always effective efficient omniscient apodictic incontrovertible never failing inerrable satisfying

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Exact in correspondence or adherence to something
strict accurate exact precise literal meticulous scrupulous careful conscientious fastidious unerring painstaking particular punctilious unwavering faultless rigorous stringent thorough defined judicious unmistakable veridical errorless methodical systematic detailed perfect specific unambiguous certain definitive flawless reliable correct explicit infallible formal pinpoint delicate uncompromising clear-cut error-free faithful close discriminating scientific veracious authentic true right factual truthful regular proper genuine just deft solid skillful sharp definite concrete distinct discriminative skilful punctual fussy matter-of-fact on the button ultraprecise finicky on the nose nice spot-on fair convincing realistic lifelike verisimilar veristic true to life on the mark bang on on the beam spot on telling it like it is on the nail fact-based refined fine word-perfect as it really happened picky inflexible choosy exacting persnickety severe on the money stiff mathematical prim sticklerish tough priggish prissy choosey fixed puritanical unswerving sedulous zealous nit-picking nit-picky unfailing pedantic undeviating finical nitpicking loyal religious steadfast sure unequivocal clear unquestionable absolute real valid unvarnished minute indubitable categorical undeniable direct conclusive veritable irrefutable indisputable honest actual good unembellished positive diligent straightforward plain elaborate dead-on incontrovertible incontestable undistorted attentive bona fide on-target obvious patent verbatim certified manifest legitimate laborious dependable authoritative on target proven unassailable sound express credible undoubted inarguable beyond doubt exhaustive verifiable studious trustworthy complete so assiduous ultra-careful legit kosher evident beyond question heedful objective hairline sure-enough unadulterated final full effective industrious unarguable unchallengeable circumstantial blow-by-blow established word for word impeccable decisive demonstrable unimpeachable certifiable irrefragable unanswerable particularized palpable emphatic inch-perfect historical dinkum demanding perfectionist accepted dead on searching persevering hard-working hard unembroidered unqualified particularised compelling conscionable watertight pure self-evident decided accomplished transparent beyond dispute assured right on echt deadly dead right open and shut pukka pucka natural itemized unelaborated thoroughgoing comprehensive conventional appropriate existent documentary nonfictional pernickety official downright orderly authenticated firm very loving undebatable inerrant itemised exactly right observable univocal de facto apodictic crystal clear uncontroversial surefire confirmed not in doubt sure-fire fail-safe unalloyed beyond a shadow of a doubt undisputed naturalistic on the level attested rich surgical simple creditable similar well defined unexaggerated extensive unflagging unfaked fitting unabridged overnice true-to-life outright acceptable unmistaken elaborated word-for-word dedicated dead inevitable seriatim without error all right guaranteed strenuous observant constant steady letter-for-letter fit ultimate hair-splitting bare sensible critical in-depth determinate cautious safe verified demonstrative in depth apparent foolproof thoughtful failsafe nailed-on pronounced marked acknowledged clinching well founded settled set can't-miss honest-to-goodness double-checked airtight undisputable to the letter on the dot cold superior florid bull's-eye straight from horse's mouth by the book as plain as a pikestaff nailed down just right by the numbers as true as I'm sitting here staring one in the face for real no mistake stated as true as I'm standing here lethal true story calculated measured selective case just so earnest clearly defined historically veracious resembling vérité topical intrinsic fussbudget stickler utter reputable unrefuted out-and-out unshakable uncanny historically faithful total individual believable what really happened what actually happened unmitigated consummate satisfactory sheer preferable inerrable invariable gospel stark uncontestable unequivocable stilted decorous stiff-necked ceremonious starchy well grounded well-proven in accordance with the facts microscopic well-defined on the ball admissible arrant irrevocable impregnable invincible irresistible letter for letter narrow in accordance with reality ideal hunky-dory overt recognized confirmable resolute doubtless real life immaculate amen solemn sure thing no two ways about it learned plentiful copious profuse abundant lavish ample identical upright blunt duteous stickling all-inclusive secure civil seemly formalistic overconscientious overscrupulous polite courteous unadorned pat well-founded well-grounded flat undoubtable scholarly based on facts ordinary written usual verbal liberal sufficient telling irrebuttable overwhelming forceful ironclad odds-on apodeictic in the bag as sure as eggs is eggs recognised questionless graphic ordered controlled characteristic archetypal representative guileless typical ingenuous archetypical crossing the t's white-glove dotting the i's walking on eggs minding p's and q's hanging in heart and soul into hanging tough playing safe in every respect perspicuous lucid line-for-line all-embracing just what the doctor ordered just what we need rational artless unaffected straight from the horse's mouth the real McCoy understandable easily understandable clearly expressed documented righteous respected supported circumstantiated validated unbiased unprejudiced establishable down pat beyond a shadow of doubt for certain no ifs ands or buts without doubt on the right track free of error subtle average standard unpretentious undesigning unpretending normal developed encyclopedic cinematic filmic vivid nof ifs ands or buts historically accurate can bet on it persistent good eye not figurative apt satisfying literatim encyclopaedic enumerated analytical organized honest-to-God straight sure-thing for-sure no buts about it real stuff on the up-and-up really-truly swotty suitable dinky-di ultra-fine dainty exquisite fine-drawn finicking hairsplitting incorrupted finespun winning nuanced nifty pictorial true-life card-carrying in detail broad-ranging point-by-point deliberate regulated real McCoy orthodox prompt timely clocklike specialized specialised provident original tied-up active hopping unwearied untiring engaged employed busy working occupied indefatigable bustling at length circumspect intensive true-blue undeceptive due visual retentive unfabled on the numbers regardful concerned from the horse's mouth plugging tireless grinding whiz logical organised deductive well organized experimental tested efficacious unfeigned applicable selfdisciplined discreet chary no ifs ands or buts about it that's a fact lawful photographic intense camera-friendly photogenic picturesque acute sovereign proved legal high-principled uncounterfeited bonafide meet qualified felicitous pretty desired becoming suited prudent befitting immediate seasonable on time early speedy eager beaver going to great lengths tried and true insured concluded stipulated tried and tested warranted ensured on the line on the up and up like it is de règle expeditious recurrent in good time periodic cyclic quick ready substantial fair dinkum to schedule in time on schedule when expected well timed tangible spot on time under the wire bang on time material corporeal set in stone

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Favouring or enforcing strict obedience to authority at the expense of personal freedom
authoritarian autocratic dictatorial absolute despotic domineering tyrannical imperious dogmatic harsh severe strict disciplinarian doctrinaire totalitarian arbitrary autarchic bossy draconian illiberal oppressive overbearing peremptory unyielding anti-democratic overweening repressive undemocratic authoritative autocratical high-handed inflexible masterful tyrannic tyrannous arrogant commanding demanding haughty magisterial narrow unbending lordly willful wilful heavy-handed pompous cocky pushy high and mighty iron-handed all-powerful officious intransigent fixed iron-fisted monocratic Neronian dogmatical one-party firm egotistic dictative clamorous imperative crack-the-whip proud stern czarist unlimited tsarist dystopian pushing driving czarlike throwing weight around binding limiting traditional classical customary insistent pontifical coercive enforceable conventional legislating preceptive sanctioned didactic normative accepted prescribed prescriptive uppish huffish lofty self-assertive supercilious self-asserting chesty assumptive high-and-mighty uppity presumptuous huffy high-hat bumptious important stiff-necked pretentious cavalier highfalutin hifalutin superior toplofty toploftical presuming sniffy pushful inconsiderate ironhanded dominant dominating autarchical absolutist assertive imperial summary controlling absolutistic imposing unaccountable uncontrolled supreme subjugating unrestrained bullish autonomous forceful insolent regnant unrestricted omnipotent confident powerful self-assured self-willed self-confident masterly assured unconstitutional single-party overpowering unconditional merciless ruthless decisive sovereign preeminent full throwing one's weight about downright required mandatory compulsatory exacting obligatory compulsory no joke flat-out no ifs ands or buts straight out sure of oneself throwing one's weight around brusque abrupt brisk positive emphatic intolerant uncompromising decided obstinate certain undeniable stringent definite finished rigorous compelling bullying cocksure overproud lording it opinionated ascendant preponderant snotty prevalent stuffy disdainful strong-willed on high horse crack the whip in driver's seat

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Rigidly following the doctrines of a sect or other group
sectarian narrow-minded factional fanatical partisan bigoted clannish cliquish dogmatic doctrinaire insular parochial schismatic denominational exclusive extremist fanatic hidebound limited extreme illiberal inflexible Lilliputian little narrow petty picayune provincial small small-minded biased dissident intolerant local nonconforming nonconformist parti pris prejudiced religious sectional sceptical skeptical small-town splinter blinkered localist myopic inward-looking restricted short-sighted petty-minded diehard close-minded discriminatory dyed-in-the-wool entrenched blimpish parish-pump claustral jerkwater conventional reactionary stuffy chauvinistic conservative set one-sided strait-laced partial prudish priggish moralistic prim starchy puritanical racist prissy chauvinist shockable xenophobic racialist opinionated obdurate uncharitable constricted lopsided one-eyed puritan borné inexorable unimaginative closed circumscribed contracted secluded sequestered confined separated ungenerous selfish mean set in one's ways unsympathetic ultra-conservative uncompromising unforgiving dictatorial unfair unjust individualistic snappy irritable irate averse upset unwilling worked-up waspish outraged short-fuse contemptuous antipathetic unforbearing hateful indignant fractious jaundiced disdainful tilted unindulgent sexist nationalistic unenlarged pigheaded closed-minded zealous jingoistic warped unsophisticated anti-Semitic grudging rabid militant maniacal radical single-minded activist swivel-eyed introverted shallow regional hick self-centred twisted suburban racially prejudiced racially discriminatory racially bigoted base nasty vulgar ignoble uninformed self-centered anti-gay homophobic obstinate heterosexist interested upcountry corn-fed ethnocentric flag-waving isolationist distorted slanted preferential coloured homespun rude unpolished outmoded pastoral bucolic simple homegrown unfashionable nationalist discriminating jingoist superpatriotic shabby spiteful unbalanced tendentious inequitable woman-hating anti-feminist excessively nationalistic excessively patriotic misogynist cheap devoted overzealous unreasoning blind prepossessed accessory sympathetic colored conspiratorial adhering male chauvinist mean-minded stingy male supremacist contemptible malicious mean-spirited resentful vindictive

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Characterized by, or tending to cause, agitation or anxiety
nervous tense uneasy unnerving unsettling anxious disquieting disturbing dithery nervy restless charged hairy stressed creepy exciting distressful overwrought worried agitating twitchy uptight agitated panicky uncomfortable antsy taut jittery unrelaxed worrisome fraught stressful distressing excited spooky unquiet concerned concerning queasy queazy nail-biting nerve-racking nerve-wracking on edge worrying upsetting alarming disconcerting difficult troubling embarrassing trying dismaying frightening perturbing scary irritating annoying awkward apprehensive disruptive intimidating harrowing unpleasant vexing bothersome aggravating harassing irksome anxious-making perplexing confronting insecure fretful troublesome strained bothering daunting barro off-putting distracting demoralizing discomforting tricky knife-edge cliffhanging dramatic volatile troubled edgy terrifying menacing exasperating maddening taxing gut-wrenching demoralising explosive white-knuckle emotionally charged flustering discomfiting humiliating cringeworthy cringey cringe-making threatening discommoding provoking uncertain burdensome foreboding gloomy ominous consequential laborious onerous discouraging disagreeable severe startling inconvenient pessimistic sinister tiresome intrusive impeding wearisome hard painful depressing toilsome prophetic tormenting traumatic nasty agonizing vexatious agonising discomposing troublous nagging grave adrenaline-charged roller-coaster shocking niggling thorny problematic harrying prickly sticky exhilarating heartbreaking dreadful grievous deplorable heart-rending afflicting tragical excruciating torturous sad woeful tragic lamentable unfortunate chilling regrettable dangerous heartrending hurtful saddening affecting afflictive terrible horrifying ugly devastating heart-breaking shattering extremely upsetting overwhelming scarring crushing savage racking torturing eerie raging wrenching bleak thrilling emotionally exhausting emotionally depleting pitiful poignant tearing soaring unlucky haunting fearful hazardous emotionally draining bad horrible horrendous unstable perilous dicey unsafe volcanic iffy inflammable serious delicate sensitive combustible highly charged touch-and-go critical awful objectionable horrific horrid monstrous humourless poor unsatisfactory execrable miserable pathetic icky stinking sober rotten unendurable distasteful anguished unappealing crummy offensive unpalatable abominable sombre unsavoury repellant uncool odious repellent wretched yukky cruel forbidding dismal grotty yucky hideous revolting loathsome sorrowful doleful hellacious lurid bitter macabre appalling disgusting nauseating unacceptable ghastly sedate atrocious displeasing foul godawful lousy beastly abysmal uncongenial unlovely unwelcome unhappy detestable nightmarish unpleasing unsavory mortifying harsh abhorrent dire vile humorless unbearable sickening obnoxious grim uninviting galling hostile extremely bad grisly grody repulsive gruesome gross repugnant undesirable solemn diabolical sour somber frightful nauseous mean

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To a total, utter or complete degree
unmitigated categorical absolute complete outright total unqualified definite thorough utter consummate pure thoroughgoing unconditional unequivocal austere categoric downright positive profound rank relentless unadulterated unambiguous veritable real regular sheer simple stark unabated unalloyed undiminished arrant fair gross intense perfect plumb severe unabridged unbending unmoderated unmollified untempered dead flat oppressive blank blooming bodacious clean crashing deadly dreadful grim harsh persistent stone unalleviated unbroken undiluted unmixed unmodified unrelieved unsoftened very all-out clear-cut flat-out out-and-out straight-out cotton-picking deep-dyed in every way entire unreserved full whole unlimited unrestricted right plain extreme proper ultimate undivided infernal dyed-in-the-wool utmost genuine explicit right-down blasted comprehensive blatant wholesale clear in every respect surpassing supreme through and through wholehearted exhaustive unrestrained solid blessed confounded certain direct plenary unremitting unquestionable straight out unbounded indubitable full-bore emphatic glaring true all out naked sure final overt unmistakable undeniable full-scale unconstrained patent constant no catch flagrant conclusive undisguised all-fired inveterate without reservations steadfast prize sincere unstinting no ifs ands or buts full-on no holds barred limitless maximum firm mere infinite express obvious palpable serious steady uttermost authentic decisive brazen assured unquestioning barefaced open determinate wide matchless full-blown point-blank out and out apodictic no kicker no strings no fine print chronic overarching unblemished huge straight honest everlasting double-dyed enormous committed determined resounding unfaltering unvarnished bald unmistaken enduring overall unswerving dedicated concentrated abiding resolute blunt transparent all max pronounced unadorned sweeping paramount strict uncompromising egregious conspicuous top nth fixed last never-failing very great shameless peremptory unsurpassed peerless terminal atrocious actual monstrous bona fide capital extraordinary true-blue endless abundant uncontrolled preeminent perpetual without limit eternal unbearable inexorable true blue royal candid staring unfailing frank incessant bloody continuous grand unrelenting quite single altogether most customary adamant assertive insistent definitive forthright overwhelming faultless unstinted common decided usual quintessential optimum unregenerate crass specific infamous notorious vile uncorrupted wholesome intensive bare horrible systematic unimpaired maximal stone-cold nothing other than point blank through-and-through unembellished undisputed without qualification long-range long-term rightly so called totalitarian uninterrupted inclusive no strings attached one hundred per cent sovereign untarnished untouched unaltered habitual undying confirmed no joke superlative predominant excellent unsurpassable errant perfected ideal inimitable transcendent flawless impeccable finished without reservation pure and simple unbound tyrannical pre-eminent all-powerful boundless unconditioned omnipotent in-depth unshakeable farthest staunch fervent earnest zealous enthusiastic unflinching hearty farthermost unwavering devoted outermost furthermost open-ended with no strings heartfelt stalwart unfeigned ardent warm furthest accurate exact precise shocking manifest outrageous great massive remotest loyal impassioned passionate fullhearted audacious evident heinous exclusive outmost unconcealed terrific tremendous spot-on inordinate shameful scandalous striking terrible grievous reprehensible disgraceful endmost aftermost whole-hearted focused undistracted collective iniquitous apparent exorbitant villainous wicked significant excessive major valid dinkum engrossed unshared consistent immoderate hundred percent whole-souled fantastic dead-on certified good faithful pukka on-target echt so satisfactory pucka sure-enough unerring certifiable united absorbed unflagging focussed brass-necked last straw ultra out of bounds chief too much farthest away too-too worst case furthest away unanimous scrupulous attentive continued concerted admissible sound factual fast deliberate circumspect minute diligent detailed vigilant intent rip-roaring thumping whopping undoubted watertight veridical immaculate rigorous amen inerrant bang on undistorted solemn lock stock and barrel right on roaring diametrical flaming bold archetypal straightforward convincing model irrefutable reliable best idyllic exemplary copybook prototypical uninhibited brutal even bleeding blithering flipping uncontested classic round visible blinking effing muscular indisputable incontestable incontrovertible chuffing strong robust bally forceful classical polar noticeable plurry optimal representative ruddy legit unsparing utopian upfront upright transcendental paradigmatic idealized idealised plainspoken unguarded untainted deep literal bare-faced best possible matter-of-fact no-nonsense plain-spoken stupid plenipotentiary outstanding signal singular marked drastic perceptible full-frontal unfettered all-encompassing effusive gushing without reserve basic arrogant distinct convinced confident awful right royal eminent flaunting sublime ostentatious immodest satisfied doubtless persuaded to the exclusion of everything else implicit concrete flagitious crying diametric highest typical flagitous unashamed hellacious guileless outspoken biggest topmost grody pie-in-the-sky best-example dream come true fairy-tale self-assured self-conceited self-confident unhesitating greatest acute almighty prime essential bald-faced heartless forthcoming natural correct vigorous affirmative cold free from doubt unhidden dead on verbatim particular radical preposterous hard cocksure inarguable forcible irrefragable dependable undisputable strenuous hanging out stick out like sore thumb unsullied undoubting unquestioned observable recognizable deciding clinching free-spoken up-front thundering uber unchallengeable guaranteed pointed pinpoint greatest amount of greatest possible legitimate veracious aggressive violent vehement energetic dynamic recognized plain to see unchallenged writ large accepted close completing nailed down concluding state-of-the-art finishing settling closing limiting terminating ending determining uncontradicted unarguable persuasive accomplished tangible unanswerable official trusty kosher bonafide credible unspoiled for real authoritative original recognisable as clear as day recognised surgical defined individual all-embracing hard-hitting unbridled secure well-defined on the money error-free inch-perfect on the nose on the button as plain as a pikestaff wakeless heavy unencumbered unmortgaged virile full-blooded hardy powerful vital hands-down freaking doggone standing out a mile full-bodied rich lusty potent beyond question beyond a doubt as sure as eggs is eggs sticking out a mile 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Very severe or serious
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Stiff or formal in behaviour or style
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Self-disciplined or ascetic
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Marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and etiquette
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