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synonyms for flaccid

  • debilitated
  • emasculated
  • enervated
  • enfeebled
  • epicene
  • flabby
  • flimsy
  • inelastic
  • irresilient
  • lax
  • limp
  • loose
  • nerveless
  • quaggy
  • sapped
  • slack
  • soft
  • weak
  • weakened
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antonyms for flaccid

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  • firm
  • taut
  • tight
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How to use flaccid in a sentence

Snoring usually occurs when the flaccid muscles on one’s throat block the airways, preventing the air from flowing through a person’s nose and throat as they breathe.
SAVE NEARLY $60 ON THIS SLEEP AID THAT GUIDES YOUR MUSCLES TO STOP HABITUAL SNORINGSTACK COMMERCENOVEMBER 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It was not long before several food substitutes appeared to overflow the flaccid trays and the same notes with little hearts and phrases were once again there.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
She’d pin me to the bed and lick my mouth until, exhausted from defending themselves, my mouth muscles became flaccid and I spoke comically, thorta like thif, and the whole family laughed.
GENE WEINGARTEN: CONFESSIONS OF A COMPASSIONATE HIT MANGENE WEINGARTENFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There was a vicious aching in his nerves, his muscles were flaccid and unstrung; a numbness was in his brain as well.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The great hope after all lies in the knotless, rather flaccid character of the people.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
His tail is not prehensile but flaccid, and half as long again as his head and body.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The two men went to the conservatory and gazed in upon a ruin of limp leaves and flaccid petals, killed by the powerful gases.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Fie, fie upon the flaccid, castrated century, that has no other use than to chew over again the deeds of the past.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
For the uplift of his flagging, flaccid will he seemed likely to require either the Archimedean lever or the Archimedean screw.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
Out of it bent a feeble, shrunken figure, with flaccid skin on deep-lined face, with blinking eyes behind big spectacles.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLACCID

  • cernuous
  • enervated
  • flaccid
  • lackadaisical
  • languid
  • languorous
  • lethargic
  • limp
  • nutant
  • weak
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