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flexible (adj.)

early 15c., "capable of being bent; mentally or spiritually pliant," from Old French flexible or directly from Latin flexibilis "that may be bent, pliant, flexible, yielding;" figuratively "tractable, inconstant," from flex-, past participle stem of flectere "to bend," which is of uncertain origin. Flexile (1630s) and flexive (1620s) have become rare. Related: Flexibly. Coles' dictionary (1717) has flexiloquent "speaking words of doubtful or double meaning."

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Definitions of flexible from WordNet

flexible (adj.)
capable of being changed;
flexible schedules
flexible (adj.)
able to flex; able to bend easily;
slim flexible birches
Synonyms: flexile
flexible (adj.)
able to adjust readily to different conditions;
a flexible personality
Synonyms: elastic / pliable / pliant
flexible (adj.)
bending and snapping back readily without breaking;
Synonyms: whippy
flexible (adj.)
making or willing to make concessions;
Synonyms: compromising / conciliatory
From wordnet.princeton.edu