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English adjective: yielding

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

SamplesA timid yielding person.


Antonymsobstinate, stubborn, unregenerate

2. yielding lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure

SamplesA deep yielding layer of foam rubber.



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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