[kuh m-plahy-uh nt]
- complying; obeying, obliging, or yielding, especially in a submissive way: a man with a compliant nature.
- manufactured or produced in accordance with a specified body of rules (usually used in combination): Energy Star-compliant computers.
Origin of compliant
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Related Words for uncompliantadamantine, balky, bullheaded, cantankerous, contumacious, determined, die-hard, dogged, grim, hardheaded, headstrong, implacable, incompliant, inexorable, insubordinate, intractable, intransigent, iron, mulish, obdurate
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Historical Examples of uncompliant
Mrs. Fuller was as gentle and unobtrusive as her stalwart husband was forceful and uncompliant.Daughters of the Puritans
Seth Curtis Beach
- complying, obliging, or yielding
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