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Definition of Pliant

Pliant

  1. Capable of plying or bending; readily yielding to force or pressure without breaking; flexible; pliable; lithe; limber; plastic; as, a pliant thread; pliant wax. Also used figuratively: Easily influenced for good or evil; tractable; as, a pliant heart.
  2. Favorable to pliancy.

Pliant Translations

pliant in German is biegsamen, schmiegsam
pliant in Latin is mollis