the trait of being easily persuaded
Syn: ↑tractability, ↑flexibility
Ant: ↑intractability (for: ↑tractability)
Derivationally related forms: ↑flexible (for: ↑flexibility), ↑tractable, ↑tractable (for: ↑tractability)
Hypernyms: ↑trait
Attrubites: ↑tractable, ↑manipulable, ↑intractable

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  • flexibility — noun 1. the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped (Freq. 7) • Syn: ↑flexibleness • Ant: ↑inflexibility • Derivationally related forms: ↑flexible (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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