Synonyms of pliant


1. plastic, pliant, impressionable (vs. unimpressionable), waxy, impressible

usage: capable of being influenced or formed; "the plastic minds of children"; "a pliant nature"

2. ductile, malleable, pliable, pliant, tensile, tractile, formed (vs. unformed)

usage: capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out; "ductile copper"; "malleable metals such as gold"; "they soaked the leather to made it pliable"; "pliant molten glass"; "made of highly tensile steel alloy"

3. elastic, flexible, pliable, pliant, adaptable (vs. unadaptable)

usage: able to adjust readily to different conditions; "an adaptable person"; "a flexible personality"; "an elastic clause in a contract"

4. bendable, pliable, pliant, waxy, flexible (vs. inflexible), flexile

usage: capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking; "a flexible wire"; "a pliant young tree"

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Definition and meaning of pliant (Dictionary)