pliable synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term pliable:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. fictile, pliable(adj)

    susceptible to being led or directed

    Synonyms:
    bendable, flexible, tractile, moldable, elastic, pliant, ductile, plastic, waxy, tensile, malleable, fictile, pliable

    Antonyms:
    unformed, insusceptible, inflexible, unsusceptible, unadaptable

  2. ductile, malleable, pliable, pliant, tensile, tractile(adj)

    capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out

    Synonyms:
    bendable, flexible, tractile, elastic, pliant, ductile, plastic, waxy, tensile, malleable, fictile, pliable

    Antonyms:
    unformed, unsusceptible, inflexible, unadaptable, insusceptible

  3. elastic, flexible, pliable, pliant(adj)

    able to adjust readily to different conditions

    Synonyms:
    conciliatory, bendable, flexible, tractile, waxy, elastic, pliant, ductile, compromising, tensile, whippy, malleable, flexile, fictile, plastic, pliable

    Antonyms:
    insusceptible, unadaptable, unsusceptible, inflexible, unformed

  4. bendable, pliable, pliant, waxy(adj)

    capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking

    Synonyms:
    impressionable, bendable, waxlike, flexible, tractile, waxen, elastic, impressible, pliant, ductile, plastic, waxy, tensile, malleable, fictile, pliable

    Antonyms:
    insusceptible, unsusceptible, inflexible, unformed, unadaptable

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pliable

    One who is docile is easily taught; one who is tractable is easily led; one who is pliant is easily bent in any direction; compliant represents one as inclined or persuaded to agreement with another's will. Compare DUTY.

    Synonyms:
    amenable, compliant, docile, gentle, manageable, obedient, pliant, submissive, tame, teachable, tractable, yielding

    Antonyms:
    determined, dogged, firm, inflexible, intractable, obstinate, opinionated, resolute, self-willed, stubborn, unyielding, wilful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pliable(a.)

    Synonyms:
    flexible, flexile, pliant, supple, limber, lithe, lithesome, easily bent

  2. pliable(a.)

    Synonyms:
    compliant, yielding, manageable, tractable, DOUGH-FACED, easily persuaded

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