See definition of unpliable on Dictionary.com

synonyms for unpliable

On this page you'll find 136 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unpliable, such as: incurable, intransigent, stubborn, uncompromising, unmanageable, and awkward.

antonyms for unpliable

Most relevant

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

How to use unpliable in a sentence

  • Water-glass soaps do not dissolve readily in water, they make but little suds, and render the skin hard and unpliable.

  • There was something fixed in it, and Archie's nebulous easy-going temperament had an invincible repugnance to anything unpliable.

  • All her life, as it seemed, she had been accustomed to mediate between these two unpliable and stubborn temperaments.

    The Market-Place | Harold Frederic
  • Her very lips were stiff and unpliable with the force of the blood which rushed to her head.

    Ruth | Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • In vain, anxious to be let off, was I restrained in utterance—cold, unpliable.

    Confession | W. Gilmore Simms

Synonym of the Day