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Definition of Yielding


  1. of Yield
  2. Inclined to give way, or comply; flexible; compliant; accommodating; as, a yielding temper.

Yielding Quotations

Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in.
Billy Sunday

We lost the American colonies because we lacked the statesmanship to know the right time and the manner of yielding what is impossible to keep.
Queen Elizabeth II

Not an old woman that buys a paper of pins, without yielding a part of the price to the banks as interest!
John Buchanan Robinson

Profound changes to how children access vast information is yielding new forms of peer-to-peer and individual-guided learning.
Sugata Mitra

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
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Yielding Translations

yielding in French is rendant
yielding in German is gewinnend
yielding in Swedish is foglig, undfallande
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