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Definition of Flexible


  1. Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; yielding to pressure; not stiff or brittle.
  2. Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering.
  3. Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language.

Flexible Quotations

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Virginia Satir

So I said to the gym instructor: 'Can you teach me to do the splits?' He said: 'How flexible are you?' I said: I can't make Tuesdays.'
Tim Vine

Flexible working is not just for women with children. It is necessary at the other end of the scale. If people can move into part-time work, instead of retirement, then that will be a huge help. If people can fit their work around caring responsibilities for the elderly, the disabled, then again that's very positive.
Theresa May

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Lao Tzu

Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.
Tony Robbins
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Flexible Translations

flexible in Dutch is smijdig, buigbaar, buigzaam, lenig
flexible in Latin is lentesco, mollis
flexible in Spanish is acomodable, elastico, flexible, plegable
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