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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Yielding to pressure for want of firmness and stiffness.

Usage examples (29)
  • Adjective : flaccid biceps. ,flaccid prose
  • Outside, her guards lay flaccidly in repose upon the cold stone.
  • A narrow panel in the wall slid open and revealed white garments hanging flaccidly to one side.
  • In and out, back and forth: the capsule swooped between the globules, the fronds waving flaccidly. for more
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