Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Lacking firmness or elasticity; flabby.

Part of speech: noun

Flaccidity, flaccidness.

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Usage examples "flaccid":

  1. The earlier London throbbed to bursting with the tide of manifold life, the later London lies gaunt, hollow, flaccid, and as if spent by the mere sense of what it has been through. - "London Films", W.D. Howells.
  2. My feet feel flaccid, I think I must be sick, I am too happy just here. - "Petty Troubles of Married Life, Part First", Honore de Balzac.
  3. When the father of a family perceives his muscles becoming flaccid, and his hair grey, and sees the child of his child, let him then take refuge in a forest. - "Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance", Burton, Isabel, Lady.