flaccidly
adverb see flaccid

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  • flaccidly — flaccid ► ADJECTIVE ▪ soft and limp. DERIVATIVES flaccidity noun flaccidly adverb. ORIGIN French flaccide, from Latin flaccus flabby …   English terms dictionary

  • flaccidly — flaccid flac cid (fl[a^]k s[i^]d or fl[a^]s s[i^]d), a. [L. flaccidus, fr. flaccus flabby: cf. OF. flaccide.] Yielding to pressure for want of firmness and stiffness; soft and weak; limber; lax; drooping; flabby; as, a flaccid muscle; flaccid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flaccidly — See flaccidity. * * * …   Universalium

  • flaccidly — adverb In a flaccid manner …   Wiktionary

  • flaccidly — flac·cid·ly …   English syllables

  • flaccidly — adverb see flaccid * * * flacˈcidly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑flaccid …   Useful english dictionary

  • flaccid — adjective Etymology: Latin flaccidus, from flaccus flabby Date: 1620 1. a. not firm or stiff; also lacking normal or youthful firmness < flaccid muscles > b. of a plant part deficient in turgor 2. lacking vigor or force < …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Wrist drop — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = The suprascapular, axillary, and radial nerves. Width = 150 DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|M|21|3|m|20 ICD9 = ICD9|736.05 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Wrist drop, also …   Wikipedia

  • flaccid — flaccidity, flaccidness, n. flaccidly, adv. /flak sid, flas id/, adj. 1. soft and limp; not firm; flabby: flaccid biceps. 2. lacking force; weak: flaccid prose. [1610 20; < L flaccidus flabby, equiv. to flacc(ere) to grow weak, languish + idus… …   Universalium

  • flaccid — (adj.) 1610s, from Fr. flaccide or directly from L. flaccidus flabby, from flaccus flabby, flap eared, of uncertain origin (OED suggests it s onomatopoeic). Related: Flaccidly; flaccidity …   Etymology dictionary

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