flexibility

If you twist your body into the shape of a pretzel, you are showing a lot of flexibility. Flexibility is the ability to bend or stretch.

Lots of things can have flexibility. Pipe cleaners are designed for flexibility. A piece of software can boast flexibility when it can be used in different ways by different people. If you are really busy with school, sports and activities, your schedule won't have much flexibility. Please don't get fixed on one set idea — show a little flexibility and listen to others.

Definitions of flexibility
  1. noun
    the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped
    synonyms: flexibleness
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    inflexibility, inflexibleness
    a lack of physical flexibility
    types:
    bendability, pliability
    the property of being easily bent without breaking
    whip
    (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club
    pliancy, pliantness, suppleness
    the property of being pliant and flexible
    type of:
    malleability, plasticity
    the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped without breaking
  2. noun
    the quality of being adaptable or variable
    “he enjoyed the flexibility of his working arrangement”
    synonyms: flexibleness
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    inflexibility, rigidity, rigidness
    the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
    types:
    wiggle room
    flexibility of interpretation or of options
    type of:
    adaptability
    the ability to change (or be changed) to fit changed circumstances
  3. noun
    the trait of being easily persuaded
    synonyms: tractability, tractableness
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    intractability, intractableness
    the trait of being hard to influence or control
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    manageability, manageableness
    capable of being managed or controlled
    docility
    the trait of being agreeably submissive and manageable
    domestication, tameness
    the attribute of having been domesticated
    amenability, amenableness, cooperativeness
    the trait of being cooperative
    obedience
    the trait of being willing to obey
    submissiveness
    the trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.
    type of:
    trait
    a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
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