Capable of being flexed or bent without breaking; able to be turned or twisted without breaking.
"When the splitting wind Makes flexible the knees of knotted oaks. -William Shakespeare"
Willing or prone to give way to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate.
"Phocion was a man of great severity, and no ways flexible to the will of the people. - Francis Bacon."
"Women are soft, mild, pitiful, and flexible. - William Shakespeare"
Capable or being adapted or molded in some way.
"a flexible language"
"This was a principle more flexible to their purpose. -Rogers."
Something that is flexible.
Returning quickly to original shape after force is applied; elastic
Returning quickly to normal after damaging events or conditions.
capable of bending easily without breaking
"flexible rubber seals"
able to be easily modified to respond to altered circumstances
"small businesses which are dependent on flexible working hours"
(of a person) ready and able to change so as to adapt to different circumstances
"you can save money if you're flexible about where your room is located"
Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; yielding to pressure; not stiff or brittle.
Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering.
Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language.
Leaping back; rebounding; recoiling.
extended meanings; capable of change;
"a flexible character"
able to flex; able to bend easily;
"slim flexible birches"
able to adjust readily to different conditions;
"an adaptable person"
"a flexible personality"
"an elastic clause in a contract"
bending and snapping back readily without breaking
making or willing to make concessions;
"loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"
recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
"clean bouncy hair"
"a lively tennis ball"
"as resiliant as seasoned hickory"
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