Origin of flaccid
OTHER WORDS FROM flaccidflac·cid·i·ty [fla-sid-i-tee, flak-], /flæˈsɪd ɪ ti, flæk-/, flac·cid·ness, nounflac·cid·ly, adverb
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How to use flaccid in a sentence
It was not long before several food substitutes appeared to overflow the flaccid trays and the same notes with little hearts and phrases were once again there.
She’d pin me to the bed and lick my mouth until, exhausted from defending themselves, my mouth muscles became flaccid and I spoke comically, thorta like thif, and the whole family laughed.Gene Weingarten: Confessions of a compassionate hit man|Gene Weingarten|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
In our less sexist age, Barack Obama has nevertheless found his Syria policy called “flaccid” and “impotent.”
Waiting for a taxi, he breathed in the spicy, flaccid atmosphere of the city and felt the strangeness of things around him.
There was a vicious aching in his nerves, his muscles were flaccid and unstrung; a numbness was in his brain as well.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
The great hope after all lies in the knotless, rather flaccid character of the people.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
His tail is not prehensile but flaccid, and half as long again as his head and body.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
The two men went to the conservatory and gazed in upon a ruin of limp leaves and flaccid petals, killed by the powerful gases.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
Fie, fie upon the flaccid, castrated century, that has no other use than to chew over again the deeds of the past.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther