adaptability

If someone is equally able to live on an iceberg, in a desert, and on top of a mountain, you could say that she has a lot of adaptability. This means she is able to make changes in response to her environment.

The ability to adapt, or adaptability, is a great quality to have if you are an employee of a company that is going through a lot of changes or if you are an animal in nature, having to weather different seasons, or climate changes. You could say that some chameleons, which change color to blend into their surroundings, have a high level of adaptability.

Definitions of adaptability
  1. noun
    the ability to change (or be changed) to fit changed circumstances
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    Antonyms:
    unadaptability
    the inability to change or be changed to fit changed circumstances
    types:
    flexibility, flexibleness
    the quality of being adaptable or variable
    malleability, pliability, pliancy, pliantness, suppleness
    adaptability of mind or character
    wiggle room
    flexibility of interpretation or of options
    type of:
    ability
    the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
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