But religions and ideologies are the opposite of flexible and compromising.
Have a plan but be flexible and adjust to emerging realities.
They should be the strongest, most flexible part of your body.
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.