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flexibility Explained

flexibility at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['fleksə'bılətı]

flexibility at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U]
1 the ability to change or be changed easily to suit a different situation: --Employees expect flexibility in the workplace.//
2 the ability to bend or be bent easily: --Stretching exercises will help your flexibility.//

flexibility at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

126 Moby Thesaurus words for "flexibility":
Renaissance man, Renaissance versatility, accommodation, accord,
accordance, acquiescence, adaptability, adaptation, adaption,
adjustability, adjustment, agreeability, agreeableness, agreement,
all-roundedness, alterability, ambidexterity, amenability,
bendability, biddability, bounce, bounciness, buoyance, buoyancy,
changeability, changeableness, changefulness, compliableness,
compliance, conformance, conformation other-direction, conformity,
congruity, consistency, convenience, conventionality,
correspondence, docility, ductibility, ductility, elasticity,
extendibility, extensibility, facility, feasibility, fictility,
flexility, flexuousness, fluidity, formativeness, give, handiness,
harmony, impermanence, impressionability, keeping, limberness,
line, litheness, liveliness, malleability, manageability,
manageableness, maneuverability, many-sidedness, mobility,
modifiability, moldability, movability, mutability, nonstrictness,
nonuniformity, obedience, observance, orthodoxy, permutability,
plasticity, pliability, pliancy, practicality, rebound,
receptiveness, reconcilement, reconciliation, resilience,
resiliency, responsiveness, rubberiness, sensibility,
sensitiveness, sequacity, servility, snap, spring, springiness,
stretch, stretchability, stretchiness, strictness, submissiveness,
subservience, suppleness, susceptibility, tensileness, tensility,
tone, tonicity, tonus, tractability, tractility, traditionalism,
transience, transitoriness, unaustereness, undemandingness,
unharshness, uniformity, unsevereness, unsternness, unstrictness,
untroublesomeness, versatility, wieldableness, wieldiness,
willowiness, yieldingness

flexibility at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Softness): softness, pliableness, flexibility, pliancy, pliability, malleability, extensibility, plasticity, inelasticity, flaccidity, laxity, mollification, softening.

[N] (Elasticity): elasticity, elastic, springiness, spring, resilience, rubber, latex, gum, neoprene, plastic, flexibility.

[N] (Facility): facility, ease, capability, feasibility, practicability, flexibility, pliancy, smoothness, smooth sailing, freedom, disentanglement, permission, simplicity.

Flexibility at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Flexibility \Flex`i*bil"i*ty\, n. [L. flexibilitas: cf. F.
flexibilite.]
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.

flexibility at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

flexibility
n 1: the property of being flexible [syn: {flexibleness}] [ant: {inflexibility}]
2: the quality of being adaptable or variable; "he enjoyed the
flexibility of his working arrangement" [ant: {inflexibility}]
3: the trait of being easily persuaded [syn: {tractability}, {tractableness}]
[ant: {intractability}]

flexibility at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » flexibilitas|flexibilitās|lang=la, from Inter: term » flecto|flectō|I bend, curve|lang=la.

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » en-us-flexibility.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun

Inter: en-noun » flexibilities|-
  • The quality of being flexible; suppleness; pliability.
    1. The quality of having options. "I have some flexibility."

      Related terms

      * flex

  • labour market flexibility
  • low temperature flexibility

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » quality of being flexible
  • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|epshmëri|f
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|ճկունություն|tr=č̣kunut’yun
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|flexibilitat|f
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|ohebnost|f
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|fleksebleco
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|joustavuus
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|souplesse|f, Inter: t+ » fr|flexibilité|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Flexibilität|f
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|flessibilità|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|柔軟性|tr=jūnansei|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|可撓性|tr=katōsei|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|フレキシビリティ|tr=furekishibiriti|sc=Jpan
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|flexibilitas|f|alt=flexibilitās
    • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|so-lhoobaght|f, Inter: t- » gv|so-vioraght|f
    • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|flexibilitate|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|гибкость|f|tr=gíbkost’|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|flexibilidad|f
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|esneklik, Inter: t+ » tr|elastikiyet


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ar » flexibility
    Translation: et » flexibility
    Translation: el » flexibility
    Translation: es » flexibility
    Translation: eo » flexibility
    Translation: fr » flexibility
    Translation: ko » flexibility
    Translation: io » flexibility
    Translation: kn » flexibility
    Translation: hu » flexibility
    Translation: mg » flexibility
    Translation: ml » flexibility
    Translation: my » flexibility
    Translation: pl » flexibility
    Translation: ro » flexibility
    Translation: ru » flexibility
    Category: simple:flexibility -
    Translation: fi » flexibility
    Translation: sv » flexibility
    Translation: ta » flexibility
    Translation: te » flexibility
    Translation: tr » flexibility
    Translation: vi » flexibility
    Translation: zh » flexibility