Definitions for flaccidˈflæk sɪd, ˈflæs ɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

flac•cidˈflæk sɪd, ˈflæs ɪd(adj.)

  1. soft and limp; not firm; flabby.

  2. lacking force; weak:

    a flaccid defense.

Origin of flaccid:

1610–20; < L flaccidus=flacc(ēre) to grow weak, languish +-idus -id4

flac′cid•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flaccid(adj)

    drooping without elasticity; wanting in stiffness

    "a flaccid penis"

  2. soft, flabby, flaccid(adj)

    out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance

    "he was too soft for the army"; "flabby around the middle"; "flaccid cheeks"

Wiktionary

  1. flaccid(Adjective)

    Flabby.

  2. flaccid(Adjective)

    Soft; floppy.

  3. flaccid(Adjective)

    Lacking energy or vigor.

  4. Origin: From flaccidus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flaccid(adj)

    yielding to pressure for want of firmness and stiffness; soft and weak; limber; lax; drooping; flabby; as, a flaccid muscle; flaccid flesh

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