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yielding (adj.)

late 14c., "generous in rewarding," present-participle adjective from yield (v.). From 1660s as "giving way to physical force."

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Definitions of yielding
1
yielding (adj.)
inclined to yield to argument or influence or control;
a timid yielding person
yielding (adj.)
lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure;
a deep yielding layer of foam rubber
yielding (adj.)
tending to give in or surrender or agree; "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington;
2
yielding (n.)
a verbal act of admitting defeat;
Synonyms: giving up / surrender
yielding (n.)
the act of conceding or yielding;
Synonyms: concession / conceding
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