Which is to say, reducing the flexibility and dynamism of the economy.
But (as any materials scientist will tell you) you need some flexibility if you want to do more than look tough.
In turn, this excessive connectivity reduces the flexibility the brain needs to function properly.
A job outside the home with flexibility to work at home tops the list.
Weisberg talks about radical evil and situations where there is no room for flexibility or compromise.
Not only will reading conduce to mental development and flexibility; it will reveal the function of the single word.
Here was a combination of the tenacity of steel with much of the flexibility of rope.
The merit of the simple suspension bridge is its cheapness, and its defect is its flexibility.
Their tails are endowed with the most wonderful degree of flexibility.
Let me ask you to permit a slight change in our nomenclature which will greatly increase the flexibility of our vocabulary.
1610s, of physical things, from French flexibilité or directly from Late Latin flexibilitatem (nominative flexibilitas), from Latin flexibilis (see flexible). Of immaterial things from 1783.
early 15c., from Middle French flexible or directly from Latin flexibilis "that may be bent, pliant, flexible, yielding;" figuratively "tractable, inconstant," from flexus, past participle of flectere "to bend," of uncertain origin. Related: Flexibly.
flexible flex·i·ble (flěk'sə-bəl)
Capable of being bent or flexed.
Capable of being bent repeatedly without injury or damage.