pliancy
noun Date: 1632 the quality or state of being pliant

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  • Pliancy — Pli an*cy, n. The quality or state of being pliant in sense; as, the pliancy of a rod. Avaunt all specious pliancy of mind. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pliancy — index amenability, compliance, credulity, discipline (obedience) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pliancy — pliant ► ADJECTIVE ▪ pliable. DERIVATIVES pliancy noun pliantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • pliancy — See pliant. * * * …   Universalium

  • pliancy — noun The quality of being pliant …   Wiktionary

  • pliancy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being flexible: bounce, ductility, elasticity, flexibility, flexibleness, give, malleability, malleableness, plasticity, pliability, pliableness, pliantness, resilience, resiliency, spring,… …   English dictionary for students

  • pliancy — pli·an·cy || plaɪənsɪ n. flexibility; being bendable; being easily influenced …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pliancy — n. 1. See pliability. 2. Docility, readiness to be influenced, ductility …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • pliancy — pli·an·cy …   English syllables

  • pliancy — noun 1. the property of being pliant and flexible • Syn: ↑pliantness, ↑suppleness • Derivationally related forms: ↑supple (for: ↑suppleness), ↑pliant (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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