Pronunciation of Flexible
/flˈɛksɪbə͡l/, /flˈɛksɪbəl/, /f_l_ˈɛ_k_s_ɪ_b_əl/
Antonyms for flexible:
Synonyms for flexible:
adaptable, responsive (adjective)
volatile, flighty, modifiable, unsteady, changeable, fluid, varying, adaptable, inconstant, irresolute, restless, vacillating, fickle, convertible, adjustable, protean, alterable, shifting, wavering, Vicissitudinous, variable, mutable, unsettled, mercurial, ever-changing, versatile, movable, reformable, changeful, precarious, unstable, Transposable, transformable.
pliable, bendable (adjective)
tractile, extensible, soft, pliant, moldable, tractable, springy, impressionable, yielding, lithe, malleable, flexile, plastic, stretchable, ductile, willowy, supple, stretchy, adjustable, stretch, whippy, spongy, tensile, limber, elastic.
tame, cooperative, earnest, biddable, willing, acquiescent, agreeable, tractable, assenting, yielding, receptive, ductile, susceptible, pliant, submissive, pliable, adaptable, persuadable, eager, amenable, compliant, ready, malleable, plastic.
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Usage examples for flexible:
- Constant practise will give great facility in the use of inflection and will render the voice itself flexible. - "The Art of Public Speaking", Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein.
- The Base of the frog is formed by the extremities of its branches, which, becoming wider and more convex as they pass backwards, form two rounded, flexible, and elastic masses separated from each other by the median lacuna. - "Diseases of the Horse's Foot", Harry Caulton Reeks.
- The English language, it is to be feared, is not quite flexible enough to mention this secret with delicacy. - "The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill", Winston Churchill.