- flexibilitas cerea,
- flexible spending account,
- flexible-rate mortgage,
Origin of flexible
Examples from the Web for flexibility
The job requires a mind for logistics, flexibility, and risk control.Behind the Scenes With a ‘Site Agent’: The Secret Service’s Hardest Job|Marc Ambinder|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The U.S. government should expedite their cases while showing some modicum of flexibility in reviewing their documentation.Obama Went to War to Save Them, But They Can’t Get U.S. Visas|Christine van den Toorn, Sherizaan Minwalla|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The amount of strength, flexibility, stamina, everything it takes to be a gymnast is insane.'American Ninja Warrior' May Crown Its First Female Winner Kacy Catanzaro|Rich Goldstein|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Will the U.S. demonstrate a reasonable amount of flexibility to satisfy him when it comes to the nuclear program?Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei Says Talks with the U.S. Are Futile|IranWire|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Weisberg talks about radical evil and situations where there is no room for flexibility or compromise.
Not only will reading conduce to mental development and flexibility; it will reveal the function of the single word.The Technique of Fiction Writing|Robert Saunders Dowst
The powers of his face were even more extraordinary than the flexibility of his body.Curiosities of Human Nature|Anonymous
This device has a flexibility which enables it to conform to irregularities of motion much better than can a solid cylinder.Inventors at Work|George Iles
Almost anything of the proper length and requisite degree of flexibility is utilized.Nests and Eggs of Birds of The United States|Thomas G. Gentry
Our friend, with his infinite variety and flexibility, we know—but can we put him in?Essays in the Art of Writing|Robert Louis Stevenson
1610s, of physical things, from French flexibilité or directly from Late Latin flexibilitatem (nominative flexibilitas), from Latin flexibilis (see flexible). Of immaterial things from 1783.
early 15c., from Middle French flexible or directly from Latin flexibilis "that may be bent, pliant, flexible, yielding;" figuratively "tractable, inconstant," from flexus, past participle of flectere "to bend," of uncertain origin. Related: Flexibly.