Definition of pliability in English:


Syllabification: pli·a·bil·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌplīəˈbilitē


  • The quality of being easily bent; flexibility: an excellent combination of strength, pliability, and elasticity
    More example sentences
    • Preferment should be based on merit and not pliability.
    • Her work has a similar pliability and its good to see her work in a major competition even if it is a relatively uninspiring painting.
    • It is also a useful barometer of the loyalty and pliability of Labour and Lib Dem back-benchers.

More definitions of pliability

Definition of pliability in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space