the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped
the quality of being adaptable or variable
"he enjoyed the flexibility of his working arrangement"
tractability, tractableness, flexibility(noun)
the trait of being easily persuaded
The quality of being flexible; suppleness; pliability.
The quality of having options. "I have some flexibility."
Origin: From flexibilitas, from flecto.
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
Origin: [L. flexibilitas: cf. F. flexibilite.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'flexibility' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4645
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'flexibility' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4016
Rank popularity for the word 'flexibility' in Nouns Frequency: #1858
The numerical value of flexibility in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of flexibility in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Flexibility is one of the main roads leading to happiness.
I am a man of principle, and one of my basic principles is flexibility.
We have to get more flexibility from the Iranians, In return we are prepared to show some flexibility on our side. But time is short, we are up against a deadline here.
Prepare yourself for the world, as the athletes used to do for their exercise; oil your mind and your manners, to give them the necessary suppleness and flexibility; strength alone will not do.
We don't have the flexibility to integrate new models without directly losing capacity, we don't have the flexibility to react to seasonal effects. We don't have the flexibility to deal with life cycles of cars.
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Translations for flexibility
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- flexibilitatCatalan, Valencian
- انعطاف پذیریPersian
- souplesse, flexibilitéFrench
- so-lhoobaght, so-vioraghtManx
- 柔軟性, フレキシビリティ, 可撓性Japanese
- esneklik, elastikiyetTurkish
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