Frigid vs. Rigid

Frigid vs. Rigid — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Frigid and Rigid

Frigidadjective

Extremely cold.

Rigidadjective

Not flexible or pliant; stiff

a rigid material.

Frigidadjective

Lacking warmth of feeling.

Rigidadjective

Not moving or flexing

rigid muscles.

Frigidadjective

Stiff and formal in manner

a frigid refusal to a request.

Rigidadjective

Not changing or adjusting to different conditions or problems

a rigid thinker.a rigid hierarchy.

Frigidadjective

Showing little or no enthusiasm

Scientists gave the new theory a frigid reception.

Rigidadjective

Scrupulously or severely maintained or performed; rigorous or harsh

rigid discipline.

Frigidadjective

Often Offensive Lacking sexual desire or unwilling to engage in sexual activity. Used especially of women.

Rigidadjective

Being an airship with a external frame made of rigid parts.

Frigidadjective

Very cold; lacking warmth; icy.

Rigidadjective

Stiff, rather than flexible.

Frigidadjective

Chilly in manner; lacking affection or zeal; impassive.

Rigidadjective

Fixed, rather than moving.

Frigidadjective

(colloquial) Sexually unresponsive, especially of a woman.

Rigidadjective

Rigorous and unbending.

Frigidadjective

sexually unresponsive;

was cold to his advancesa frigid woman

Rigidadjective

Uncompromising.

Frigidadjective

extremely cold;

an arctic climatea frigid daygelid waters of the North Atlanticglacial windsicy handspolar weather

Rigidnoun

A bicycle with no suspension system.

Frigidadjective

devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain;

a frigid greetinggot a frosty receptiona frozen look on their facesa glacial handshakeicy starewintry smile

Rigidadjective

incapable of or resistant to bending;

a rigid strip of metala table made of rigid plastica palace guardsman stiff as a poker

Rigidadjective

incapable of compromise or flexibility

Rigidadjective

incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances;

a rigid disciplinarianan inflexible lawan unbending will to dominate

Rigidadjective

fixed and unmoving;

with eyes set in a fixed glassy starehis bearded face already has a set hollow looka face rigid with pain

Rigidadjective

designating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure