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Meaning of FLEXIBILITY

Pronunciation:  fl`eksub'ilutee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being adaptable or variable; "he enjoyed the flexibility of his working arrangement"
  2. [n]  the trait of being easily persuaded
  3. [n]  the property of being flexible
 

FLEXIBILITY is a 11 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: flexibleness, tractability, tractableness
 
 Antonyms: inflexibility, inflexibleness, intractability, intractableness, rigidity
 
 See Also: adaptability, amenability, amenableness, bendability, cooperativeness, docility, domestication, malleability, manageability, manageableness, obedience, plasticity, pliability, tameness, trait

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flex`i*bil"i*ty\, n. [L. flexibilitas: cf. F.
flexibilite.]
The state or quality of being flexible; flexibleness;
pliancy; pliability; as, the flexibility of strips of
hemlock, hickory, whalebone or metal, or of rays of light.
--Sir I. Newton.

      All the flexibility of a veteran courtier. --Macaulay.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adaptability, adaptation, adaption, adjustability, adjustment, agreeability, agreeableness, agreement, all-roundedness, alterability, ambidexterity, amenability, bendability, biddability, bounce, bounciness, buoyance, buoyancy, changeability, changeableness, changefulness, compliableness, compliance, conformance, conformation other-direction, conformity, congruity, consistency, convenience, conventionality, correspondence, docility, ductibility, ductility, elasticity, extendibility, extensibility, facility, feasibility, fictility, flexility, flexuousness, fluidity, formativeness, give, handiness, harmony, impermanence, impressionability, keeping, limberness, line, litheness, liveliness, malleability, manageability, manageableness, maneuverability, many-sidedness, mobility, modifiability, moldability, movability, mutability, nonstrictness, nonuniformity, obedience, observance, orthodoxy, permutability, plasticity, pliability, pliancy, practicality, rebound, receptiveness, reconcilement, reconciliation, Renaissance man, Renaissance versatility, resilience, resiliency, responsiveness, rubberiness, sensibility, sensitiveness, sequacity, servility, snap, spring, springiness, stretch, stretchability, stretchiness, strictness, submissiveness, subservience, suppleness, susceptibility, tensileness, tensility, tone, tonicity, tonus, tractability, tractility, traditionalism, transience, transitoriness, unaustereness, undemandingness, unharshness, uniformity, unsevereness, unsternness, unstrictness, untroublesomeness, versatility, wieldableness, wieldiness, willowiness, yieldingness
 

 

 

 

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