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FLACCID

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does flaccid mean? 

FLACCID (adjective)
  The adjective FLACCID has 3 senses:

1. lacking in strength or firmness or resilience
2. drooping without elasticity; wanting in stiffness
3. out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance

  Familiarity information: FLACCID used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


FLACCID (adjective)


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Meaning:

Lacking in strength or firmness or resilience

Synonyms:

flaccid; limp; slack; lax

Context examples:

flaccid muscles / took his lax hand in hers / gave a limp handshake / a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know / a slack grip

Similar:

weak (having little physical or spiritual strength)


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Meaning:

Drooping without elasticity; wanting in stiffness

Context example:

a flaccid penis

Similar:

soft (yielding readily to pressure or weight)


Sense 3flaccid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance

Synonyms:

flabby; flaccid; soft

Context examples:

he was too soft for the army / flabby around the middle / flaccid cheeks

Similar:

unfit (not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition)


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