No Matter How You Say It: Flexibility

by | Apr 30, 2023 | No Matter How You Say It | 0 comments

In Other Languages

Spanish – flexibilidad 

French – la flexibilité

German – flexibilität

Italian – flessibilità

Swedish – flexibilitet

Euskara –malgutasuna

Portugese – flexibilidade

In Other Languages

Spanish – confianza

French – fiabilité

German – Zuverlässigkeit

Italian – affidabilità

Swedish – pålitlighet

Welsh – dibyniaeth

Polish – rzetelność


For other character qualities related to Flexibility,
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Word Origin

Flexibility comes from Latin’s  flexibilis “that may be bent, pliant, flexible, yielding;” figuratively “tractable, inconstant,”

Can you see how being flexible can yield to change?

from Online Etymology Dictionary 

Sign Language



Can you see how flexible is going with the flow like a tree blowing in the wind and stubborn looks like a closed mind, unable to change?

Flexibility Idioms

  • Be a chameleon
  • Be a good sport
  • Be a jack of all trades
  • Be adaptable
  • Be easygoing
  • Be like a cat with nine lives
  • Be like a river flowing around a rock
  • Be like a willow in the wind
  • Be nimble
  • Be open-minded
  • Be versatile
  • Be willing to compromise
  • Be willing to roll with the punches
  • Bend over backwards
  • Change horses mid-stream
  • Don’t be so rigid
  • Don’t sweat the small stuff
  • Go with the flow
  • Go with the tide
  • Have a flexible schedule
  • Have a spine like a wet noodle
  • I’m all ears
  • Keep an open mind
  • Not set in your ways
  • Roll with the punches
  • Swim with the tide
  • Take things in stride
  • Think outside the box