inflexibility


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a lack of physical flexibility

the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe

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With regard to the measures of self-control and psychological inflexibility, they were statistically different, as a function of the group of former smokers or relapsed smokers (27.
With a penchant for our religious institutionalism, our Christendom way of being church, we keep on doing the same thing over and over, like we are driven by some ingrained inflexibility.
In the ACT model, psychological inflexibility is considered to be at the core of psychopathology and behavioral ineffectiveness, with empirical evidence showing that it mediates the effects of a wide range of psychological constructs and stressors on psychological symptoms (see reviews in Hayes, Luoma, Bond, Masuda, & Lillis, 2006; Ruiz, 2010).
More cited inflexibility and unwillingness to compromise than anything else - 21 percent overall, including 26 percent of Republicans.
A lack of ability comes from a cat's inflexibility to bend around and be able to groom themselves and this is due to conditions such as spinal arthritis.
Perceived long-held stereotypes, such as frailty, inflexibility and a fear of technology, are pushing older workers towards premature retirement, research shows.
He asked PML-N leadership to shun the inflexibility in their stance and strengthen the hands of opposition leader so that tough time could be given to government on national issues.
The Palestinian cause is facing a number of challenges, including Israeli inflexibility, decline in the American support for a two states solution, besides doubts on feasibility of seeking UN support for a unilateral announcement of a Palestinian State through the UN General Assembly, the daily stated.
In an interview earlier this year, Royal Mail s chief technology architect Stuart Curley lamented that the inflexibility of the organisation s legacy systems designed for an era when it enjoyed a monopoly on all postal deliveries prevented it from adding new products and services.
But as the new Government begins sharpening the axe we can see the beginnings of fear and inflexibility in the public sector over pension rights in particular.
This will come into effect when Glastir is introduced in 2012, but Mr Murray says it is out of step with the supportive stance taken by Rural Affairs Minister Elin Jones on agricultural matters and more evidence of EU inflexibility and failure to account for local needs and customs.
Roman decline was not inevitable, he argues, but due to a failure of leadership and a growth of inflexibility.
Watching him dance - although, let's face it, the word we're looking for here is "walk" - around the floor reminded me of how Ali used to mock what he saw as George Foreman's Frankenstein-like inflexibility in the ring, holding his arms outstretched and keeping his legs stiff.
There are strong associations between quadriceps inflexibility and anterior knee pain, hamstring inflexibility and patellofemoral pain, and gastroc-soleus muscle inflexibility and calcaneal apophysitis, Dr.
He said: "This is a long-standing and successful company with a large order book which has been driven into administration by the inflexibility of RBS.