pliableness

[ plahy-uh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF pliableness
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It is certain this pliableness and facility are very liable to abuse.

The very versatility and pliableness, so loudly condemned in his former situation, is now an additional recommendation.

The pliableness of her dispositions can raise and keep up agreeable sensations, and amuse her company.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French ploiable "flexible, bendable," from plier "to bend" (see ply (n.)). Related: Pliably, pliability.

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