Definition of Pliantness

1. Noun. The property of being pliant and flexible.

Exact synonyms: Pliancy, Suppleness
Generic synonyms: Bendability, Pliability
Derivative terms: Pliant, Pliant, Pliant, Pliant, Supple



2. Noun. Adaptability of mind or character. "He increased the leanness and suppleness of the organization"
Exact synonyms: Pliability, Pliancy, Suppleness
Generic synonyms: Adaptability
Derivative terms: Pliable, Pliant, Pliant, Pliant, Pliant, Supple

Definition of Pliantness

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pliantness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pliantness

plexus vesicalis
plexus vesicalis inferior
plexuses
pleyt
pleyts
pliabilities
pliability
pliable
pliableness
pliablenesses
pliably
pliancies
pliancy
pliant
pliantly
pliantness (current term)
pliantnesses
plica
plica aryepiglottica
plica axillaris
plica caecalis vascularis
plica chordae tympani
plica choroidea
plica duodenalis inferior
plica duodenalis superior
plica duodenojejunalis
plica duodenomesocolica
plica epigastrica
plica fimbriata
plica glossoepiglottica lateralis

Literary usage of Pliantness

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

1. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1876)
"Gold hath these natures ; greatness of weight, closeness of parts, fixation, pliantness or softness, immunity from rust, colour or tincture of yellow. ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1861)
"[" So much cleverness, acuteness, kitten- like playfulness, and pliantness, cannot be obtained without injury, without sacrificing to them some graces. ..."

3. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1876)
"Gold hath these natures ; greatness of weight, closeness of parts, fixation, pliantness or softness, immunity from rust, colour or tincture of yellow. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1861)
"[" So much cleverness, acuteness, kitten- like playfulness, and pliantness, cannot be obtained without injury, without sacrificing to them some graces. ..."

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