The quality of being inflexible

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  • Inelasticity — In e*las*tic i*ty, n. Lack of elasticity …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inelasticity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Inelasticity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 want of elasticity want of elasticity absence of elasticity &c. 325 Sgm: N 1 inelasticity inelasticity &c.(softness) 324 PARAG:Inelasticity >Adj GRP: Adj 1 Sgm: Adj 1… …   English dictionary for students

  • inelasticity — A statistic attempting to quantify the change in supply or demand for a good, given a certain price change. The more inelastic demand (characteristic of necessities), the less effect a change in price has on demand for the good. The more… …   Financial and business terms

  • inelasticity — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of flexibility Nouns inelasticity; flabbiness, limpness, flaccidity, laxity, softness; inductibility, inflexibility, stiffness, hardness; inextensibility. Verbs stiffen, rigidify, tense. Adjectives… …   English dictionary for students

  • inelasticity — noun see inelastic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inelasticity — See inelastic. * * * …   Universalium

  • inelasticity — in·e·las·tic·i·ty || ‚ɪnɪlæs tɪsÉ™tɪ n. lack of flexibility, lack of elasticity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inelasticity — in·elasticity …   English syllables

  • inelasticity — noun the lack of elasticity • Ant: ↑elasticity • Derivationally related forms: ↑inelastic • Hypernyms: ↑physical property • Hyponyms: ↑deadness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • price inelasticity — price inelastic UK US adjective (also price inelastic [only before noun]) ► ECONOMICS used to describe a product or service for which the price does not change even if supply or demand go up or down: »Gasoline has no substitutes and is price… …   Financial and business terms

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