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1. flexible

adjective. ['ˈflɛksəbəl'] able to flex; able to bend easily.

Synonyms

  • spinnable
  • flexile
  • bendable
  • pliant
  • elastic
  • waxy
  • spinnbar
  • stretched
  • pliable
  • supple
  • limber

Antonyms

  • inflexible
  • colorful
  • unextended
  • unsusceptible

Etymology

  • flexibilis (Latin)
  • -ibilis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Flexible

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

How do you pronounce flexible?

Pronounce flexible as ˈflɛksəbəl.

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How do you spell flexible? Is it flexable ?

A common misspelling of flexible is flexable

Sentences with flexible


1. Adjective
It is a long flexible device made from metal that curves around the corners of the drain.

Quotes about flexible


1. Mind is a flexible mirror, adjust it, to see a better world.
- Amit Ray, Mindfulness : Living in the Moment - Living in the Breath

2. The yoga asana practice was developed to get the body in the best physical condition possible, so that the yoga practitioner would be able to sit for many hours comfortably in meditation. In order to reach the higher spiritual vibrations we must be as strong, flexible and open as possible.
- Dashama Konah Gordon, Journey to Joyful: Transform Your Life with Pranashama Yoga

2. flexible

adjective. ['ˈflɛksəbəl'] capable of being changed.

Synonyms

  • negotiable
  • supple
  • limber

Antonyms

  • awkward
  • detach
  • inalienable
  • impassable

Etymology

  • flexibilis (Latin)
  • -ibilis (Latin)

3. flexible

adjective. ['ˈflɛksəbəl'] able to adjust readily to different conditions.

Synonyms

  • pliant
  • elastic
  • pliable

Antonyms

  • invulnerable
  • dead
  • springless
  • nonresilient

Etymology

  • flexibilis (Latin)
  • -ibilis (Latin)

4. flexible

adjective. ['ˈflɛksəbəl'] bending and snapping back readily without breaking.

Synonyms

  • whippy

Antonyms

  • unimpressionable
  • unformed

Etymology

  • flexibilis (Latin)
  • -ibilis (Latin)

5. flexible

adjective. ['ˈflɛksəbəl'] making or willing to make concessions.

Synonyms

  • yielding
  • compromising

Antonyms

  • antagonistic
  • stubborn
  • hard

Etymology

  • flexibilis (Latin)
  • -ibilis (Latin)
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