Definitions for flexibility

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flexibility, flexibleness(noun)

    the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped

  2. flexibility, flexibleness(noun)

    the quality of being adaptable or variable

    "he enjoyed the flexibility of his working arrangement"

  3. tractability, tractableness, flexibility(noun)

    the trait of being easily persuaded


  1. flexibility(Noun)

    The quality of being flexible; suppleness; pliability.

  2. flexibility(Noun)

    The quality of having options. "I have some flexibility."

  3. Origin: From flexibilitas, from flecto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flexibility(noun)

    the state or quality of being flexible; flexibleness; pliancy; pliability; as, the flexibility of strips of hemlock, hickory, whalebone or metal, or of rays of light

  2. Origin: [L. flexibilitas: cf. F. flexibilite.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'flexibility' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4645

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'flexibility' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4016

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'flexibility' in Nouns Frequency: #1858

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen:

    There is flexibility in programming.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Flexibility is one of the main roads leading to happiness.

  3. Markus Schaefer:

    This kind of flexibility is a decisive competitive advantage.

  4. Everett Dirksen:

    I am a man of principle, and one of my basic principles is flexibility.

  5. President Obama:

    This flexibility reflects our reinvigorated partnership with Afghanistan.

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