Yielding - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈjiːldɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word yielding
Brit.  |ˈjiːldɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word yielding
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to yield

noun

- a verbal act of admitting defeat (syn: surrender)
- the act of conceding or yielding (syn: concession)

adjective

- inclined to yield to argument or influence or control
a timid yielding person
- lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure
a deep yielding layer of foam rubber
- tending to give in or surrender or agree
too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments

Extra examples

She has a gentle, yielding temperament.

The seat was made with a soft and yielding material.

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