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Definition of Yielding

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

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

Various are the pleas and arguments which men of corrupt minds frequently urge against yielding obedience to the just and holy commands of God.
George Whitefield

I don't know any other way to live but to wake up every day armed with my convictions, not yielding them to the threat of danger and to the power and force of people who might despise me.
Wole Soyinka
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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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