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Flaccidity   Listen
noun
Flaccidity  n.  The state of being flaccid.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Flaccidity" Quotes from Famous Books



... great change had taken place, a change only too typical of the gold-camp. They seemed to have thawed out; they were irrepressibly genial; yet instead of that restraint that had formerly distinguished them, there was a grafted quality of weakness, of flaccidity, of surrender to the enervating ...
— The Trail of '98 - A Northland Romance • Robert W. Service

... his effusion threatened to prove too soul-stirring. In my judgment, however, there is little or no danger of that kind: they starve patiently, sicken patiently, die patiently, not through resignation, but a diseased flaccidity of hope. If ever they should do mischief to those above them, it will probably be by the communication of some destructive pestilence; for, so the medical men affirm, they suffer all the ordinary diseases with ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Vol. XII. July, 1863, No. LXIX. - A Magazine Of Literature, Art, And Politics • Various



Words linked to "Flaccidity" :   flaccid, limpness, softness



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