Flexible



[flek-suh-buh l] /ˈflɛk sə bəl/

adjective
1.
capable of being bent, usually without breaking; easily bent:
a flexible ruler.
2.
susceptible of modification or adaptation; adaptable:
a flexible schedule.
3.
willing or disposed to yield; pliable:
a flexible personality.
noun
4.
a flexible substance or material, as rubber or leather.
/ˈflɛksɪbəl/
adjective
1.
Also flexile (ˈflɛksaɪl). able to be bent easily without breaking; pliable
2.
adaptable or variable: flexible working hours
3.
able to be persuaded easily; tractable
adj.

early 15c., from Middle French flexible or directly from Latin flexibilis “that may be bent, pliant, flexible, yielding;” figuratively “tractable, inconstant,” from flexus, past participle of flectere “to bend,” of uncertain origin. Related: Flexibly.

flexible flex·i·ble (flěk’sə-bəl)
adj.

flex’i·bil’i·ty or flex’i·ble·ness n.

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