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Definition of Pliable

Pliable

  1. Capable of being plied, turned, or bent; easy to be bent; flexible; pliant; supple; limber; yielding; as, willow is a pliable plant.
  2. Flexible in disposition; readily yielding to influence, arguments, persuasion, or discipline; easy to be persuaded; -- sometimes in a bad sense; as, a pliable youth.

Pliable Quotations

Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.
Mark Twain

I had been gullible, naive, soft, pliable. That's why I got taken advantage of. To survive, you have to have a tough skin.
Tia Carrere

Human behavior is incredibly pliable, plastic.
Philip Zimbardo

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone - but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Quentin Crisp

Misfortune had made Lily supple instead of hardening her, and a pliable substance is less easy to break than a stiff one.
Edith Wharton
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Pliable Translations

pliable in German is biegsam

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