squishy
adjective (squishier; -est) Date: circa 1847 1. being soft, yielding, and usually damp 2. not firm, steady, or fixed ; soft: as a. lenient 2 <
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b. imprecise <
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squishiness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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