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Definition of Flexible

Flexible
Flexible Flex"i*ble, a. [L. flexibilis: cf. F. flexible.] 1. Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; yielding to pressure; not stiff or brittle. When the splitting wind Makes flexible the knees of knotted oaks. --Shak. 2. Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering. Phocion was a man of great severity, and no ways flexible to the will of the people. --Bacon. Women are soft, mild, pitiful, and flexible. --Shak. 3. Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language. This was a principle more flexible to their purpose. --Rogers. Syn: Pliant; pliable; supple; tractable; manageable; ductile; obsequious; inconstant; wavering. -- Flex"i*ble*ness, n. -- Flex"i*bly, adv.

Meaning of Flexible from wikipedia

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