HyperDic: pliant

English > 4 senses of the word pliant:
ADJECTIVEallpliant, plasticcapable of being influenced or formed
allpliant, ductile, malleable, pliable, tensile, tractilecapable of being shaped or bent / bent or drawn out
allpliant, elastic, flexible, pliableable to adjust readily to different conditions
allpliant, bendable, pliable, waxycapable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking / breaking
pliant > pronunciation
Soundsplay'ahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > pliant: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcapable of being influenced or formed.
Example "a pliant nature"
Synonymplastic
Broaderimpressionable, waxy, impressibleeasily impressed or influenced
Spanishmoldeable
Nounspliancy, pliantnessadaptability of mind or character
English > pliant: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcapable of being shaped or bent / bent or drawn out.
Example "pliant molten glass"
Synonymsductile, malleable, pliable, tensile, tractile
BroaderformedHaving or given a form or shape
Spanishdúctil, maleable
Catalandúctil
Nounspliancy, pliantnessthe property of being pliant / pliant and flexible
English > pliant: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningable to adjust readily to different conditions.
Synonymselastic, flexible, pliable
Broaderadaptablecapable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use
Spanishelástico, flexible
Nounspliancy, pliantnessadaptability of mind or character
English > pliant: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningcapable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking / breaking.
Example "a pliant young tree"
Synonymsbendable, pliable, waxy
Broaderflexible, flexileable to flex
Spanisharticulable, flexible
Nounspliancy, pliantnessthe property of being pliant / pliant and flexible

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