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Pronunciation:  fl`eksub'ilutee

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\Flex`i*bil"i*ty\, n. [L. flexibilitas: cf. F.
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.

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