What does the word flaccid mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Lacking firmness or elasticity; flabby.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Flaccidity, flaccidness.

Usage examples for 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 by W.D. Howells
  2. 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 by Burton, Isabel, Lady