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English adjective: yielding

1. yielding inclined to yield to argument or influence or control


SamplesA timid yielding person.


Similardocile


Antonymsobstinate, stubborn, unregenerate

2. yielding lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure


SamplesA deep yielding layer of foam rubber.


Similarsoft


Antonymshard

3. yielding tending to give in or surrender or agree


SamplesToo yielding to make a stand against any encroachments.


Similarcompromising, conciliatory, flexible


Antonymsuncompromising, inflexible, sturdy


English noun: yielding

1. yielding (communication) a verbal act of admitting defeat


Synonymsgiving up, surrender


Broader (hypernym)relinquishing, relinquishment

2. yielding (communication) the act of conceding or yielding


Synonymsconceding, concession


Broader (hypernym)acquiescence, assent


Narrower (hyponym)bye, pass









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