un-pliable

pliable

[plahy-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
easily bent; flexible; supple: pliable leather.
2.
easily influenced or persuaded; yielding: the pliable mind of youth.
3.
adjusting readily to change; adaptable.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < French, equivalent to pli(er) to ply2 + -able -able

pliability, pliableness, noun
pliably, adverb
nonpliability, noun
nonpliable, adjective
nonpliableness, noun
nonpliably, adverb
unpliable, adjective
unpliableness, noun
unpliably, adverb
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pliable (ˈplaɪəbəl)
 
adj
easily moulded, bent, influenced, or altered
 
plia'bility
 
n
 
'pliableness
 
n
 
'pliably
 
adv

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pliable
late 15c., from O.Fr. pliable "flexible," from plier "to bend" (see ply (n.)).
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