pliable definition

  • adjective:
    • Effortlessly bent or formed. See Synonyms at malleable.
    • Receptive to improve; adaptable: pliable attitudes.
    • Easily affected, persuaded, or swayed; tractable.
    • soft, versatile, effortlessly bent, created, shaped, or shaped
    • Capable of becoming plied, switched, or bent; simple to be bent; versatile; pliant; supple; limber; producing.
    • versatile in personality; easily yielding to affect, arguments, persuasion, or control; simple to be persuaded; -- often in a poor good sense.
    • in a position to adjust readily to different circumstances
    • with the capacity of becoming formed or curved or drawn-out
    • prone to becoming led or directed
    • effective at becoming bent or flexed or twisted without breaking
  • others:
    • very easy to be curved; readily yielding to force or stress without rupture; flexible: as, willow is a pliable plant.
    • versatile in disposition; very easy to be bent, inclined, or persuaded; readily yielding to influence, arguments, persuasion, or control.
    • Synonyms Pliant, supple.
    • Compliant, producing, tractable.

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