Definition of Flexibleness

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

Exact synonyms: Flexibility
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: Flexibility
Generic synonyms: Adaptability
Specialized synonyms: Wiggle Room
Derivative terms: Flexible, Flexible, Flexible, Flexible
Antonyms: Inflexibility

Definition of Flexibleness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being flexible. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flexibleness

flexatone
flexatones
flexecutive
flexecutives
flexed
flexes
flexi-time
flexibilitas cerea
flexibilities
flexibility
flexible
flexible collodion
flexible joint
flexible sigmoidoscope
flexible sigmoidoscopy
flexibleness (current term)
flexibles
flexibly
flexicostate
flexicurity
flexihours
flexile
fleximeter
flexing
flexings
flexion
flexion crease
flexional
flexions
flexitarian

Literary usage of Flexibleness

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

1. The Theological and Literary Journal (1855)
"It is absurd to talk of solidity, roughness, flexibleness, roundness, weight, extension, figure, and color, in the mind. We cannot even conceive of them as ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto (1827)
"... flexibleness of mind or disposition. Flexivel, adj. flexible, easy to be bent; also ductile, manageable. or esteem, (metaph.) Perder a sua flor, ..."

3. The Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus (1887)
"But that which is the effect of folly is of a much different nature. It proceeds from a softness of spirit, .and a flexibleness of good humour, ..."

4. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (1803)
"Elasticity and flexibleness in the simpler forms of animal life are equivalent to a complex system of limbs in the higher; and we have only to be as wise ..."

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