Translation of flaccid in Spanish:

flaccid

Pronunciation: /ˈflæsəd; ˈflæksəd; ˈflæsɪd; ˈflæksɪd/

adj

  • [formal] [muscles/flesh] fláccido; [will/regime] débil; [writing] flojo
    More example sentences
    • Ben inspected the mess beneath his mother's now flaccid body.
    • Shaking his head, he plopped him onto his horse with extreme difficulty then rose up behind him, clasping the flaccid body to his chest.
    • The striated-muscle part of the esophageal body is flaccid at rest.
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    • In the case of the anti-deficit campaign, flaccid fiscal management was a weakness to be strenuously avoided.
    • They hate us, their treatises and demagogues have long proclaimed, because we appear to them spiritually lukewarm, religiously flaccid.
    • His character is flaccid and uniformly uninspired.

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