Meaning of stiffness

Definition of stiffness

(noun) the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend
the property of moving with pain or difficulty; "he awoke with a painful stiffness in his neck"
firm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action; "a charming host without any touch of stiffness or pomposity"
the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
excessive sternness; "severity of character"; "the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"; "the rigors of boot camp"

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