Definition of Flexibility

1. Noun. The property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped.

Exact synonyms: Flexibleness
Generic synonyms: Malleability, Plasticity
Specialized synonyms: Bendability, Pliability, Whip
Derivative terms: Flexible, Flexible, Flexible, Flexible
Antonyms: Inflexibility



2. Noun. The quality of being adaptable or variable. "He enjoyed the flexibility of his working arrangement"
Exact synonyms: Flexibleness
Generic synonyms: Adaptability
Specialized synonyms: Wiggle Room
Derivative terms: Flexible, Flexible, Flexible, Flexible
Antonyms: Inflexibility

3. Noun. The trait of being easily persuaded.

Definition of Flexibility

1. n. 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.

Definition of Flexibility

1. Noun. The quality of being flexible; suppleness; pliability. ¹

2. Noun. The quality of having options. "I have some flexibility." ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flexibility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flexibility

flews
flex
flex one's muscles
flexagon
flexagons
flexanimous
flexatone
flexatones
flexecutive
flexecutives
flexed
flexes
flexi-time
flexibilitas cerea
flexibilities
flexibility (current term)
flexible
flexible collodion
flexible joint
flexible sigmoidoscope
flexible sigmoidoscopy
flexibleness
flexibles
flexibly
flexicostate
flexicurity
flexihours
flexile
fleximeter
flexing

Literary usage of Flexibility

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oecd Economic Surveys: United Kingdom by OECD. (2005)
"Impressive macroeconomic performance also reflects flexibility in labour and product markets Flexible labour and product markets have underpinned ..."

2. U. S. Spectrum Management Policy: Agenda for the Future (1994)
"As such, by increasing the flexibility of the spectrum management system, ... Promoting flexibility helps ensure that the spectrum can be used for the ..."

3. Health Insurance: Management Strategies Used by Large Employers to Control Costs by Michael Gutowski (1998)
"Benefit managers we spoke with stressed the value of flexibility in developing and ... The term flexibility conveys a mix of nimbleness, latitude, ..."

4. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1915)
"Most universal, perhaps, is lack of flexibility in There never is complete ease of variation, such as to bring about the steady accommodation of supply to ..."

5. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1911)
"Most universal, perhaps, is lack of flexibility in supply. There never is complete ease of variation, such as to bring about the steady accommodation of ..."

6. Principles of Mining: Valuation, Organization and Administration; Copper by Herbert Hoover (1909)
"flexibility to fluctuation in volume and head. 3. Reliability. 4. ... flexibility. — flexibility in plant is necessary because volume and head of water are ..."

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