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Meaning of FLACCID

Pronunciation:  'flaksid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lacking firmness or stiffness; "flabby around the middle"; "flaccid cheeks"
  2. [adj]  lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "flaccid muscles"; "took his lax hand in hers"; "gave a limp handshake"; "a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know" G.K.Chesterton; "a slack grip"
 

FLACCID is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: flabby, lax, limp, slack, soft, weak
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flac"cid\, a. [L. flaccidus, fr. flaccus flabby: cf.
OF. flaccide.]
Yielding to pressure for want of firmness and stiffness; soft
and weak; limber; lax; drooping; flabby; as, a flaccid
muscle; flaccid flesh.

      Religious profession . . . has become flacced. --I.
                                               Taylor.
-- {Flac"cid*ly}, adv. -- {Flac"cid*ness}, n.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Soft, limp, without tone.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Limp; tending to wilt. Compare turgid.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anemic, asthenic, bloodless, chicken, cowardly, debilitated, drooping, droopy, dull, effete, emasculated, etiolated, faint, faintish, feeble, flabby, flimsy, floppy, gone, gutless, imbecile, impotent, languid, languorous, lax, limber, limp, listless, loose, lustless, marrowless, nerveless, pithless, pooped, powerless, relaxed, rubbery, sapless, sapped, sinewless, slack, sleazy, soft, spineless, strengthless, unhardened, unnerved, unstrung, weak, weakened, weakly
 

 

 

 

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