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yield·ing

 (yēl′dĭng)
adj.
Inclined to give way to pressure, argument, or influence; docile.

yield′ing·ly adv.
yield′ing·ness n.
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yielding

(ˈjiːldɪŋ)
adj
1. compliant, submissive, or flexible
2. pliable or soft: a yielding material.
ˈyieldingly adv
ˈyieldingness n
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yield•ing

(ˈyil dɪŋ)

adj.
1. submissive; compliant.
2. tending to give way, esp. under pressure; flexible.
3. (of a crop, soil, etc.) producing a yield; productive.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yielding - a verbal act of admitting defeatyielding - a verbal act of admitting defeat  
relinquishing, relinquishment - a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.
2.yielding - the act of conceding or yielding
assent, acquiescence - agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"
bye, pass - you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round"
Adj.1.yielding - inclined to yield to argument or influence or control; "a timid yielding person"
docile - willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the docile masses of an enslaved nation"
2.yielding - lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure; "a deep yielding layer of foam rubber"
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight
3.yielding - tending to give in or surrender or agree; "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington
compromising, conciliatory, flexible - making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"
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yielding

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yielding

adjective
Yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm:
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Translations

yielding

[ˈjiːldɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= soft) [ground, surface, substance] → flexible, blando
2. (= compliant, submissive) [person] (in temperament) → complaciente; (physically) → tierno
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

yielding

adj personnachgiebig; surface, materialnachgebend; the ground is yieldingder Boden gibt nach
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

yielding

[ˈjiːldɪŋ] adj (person) → arrendevole; (ground, surface) → cedevole
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
In contrast, the essence of Tao in Taoism is the "ultimate creativity" of milliards of things that embraces the spirit of non-activity (wu wei), purity, quiescence (ching hsu, see Hsieh, 1980), yieldingness (shou jou), self-preservation and pursuit of purity (chuen sheng pao chen, Yang Tzu, see Fan, 1964), longevity (chang sheng chiu shih, Lao Tzu, see Huang, 1981), mind-emptying (mind fasting, hsin zhai), sitting-in-forgetfulness (tsuo wang), freedom (hsiau yau wu tai), self-sufficiency (tsihshi, Chuang Tzu), and the human quality of spontaneity, non-artificial interference, and "ultimate nature" (or the very essence of purity and creativity).
The group said in a release issued Monday, the "EU countries' submission to US-Israeli pressures is a sign of a dangerous turning as it reflects the European countries' total yieldingness to such pressure." It said this decision does not express the interest of the EU people and contradicts the bloc's values and aspirations supporting the principles of freedom and independence.
As Xiaoming Li (2008) proposes, the scheme of yin-and-yang constructs two subjects as both "different and oppositional" yet "intertwined, curving into each other's sphere" (pp.16-7).Yin and yang are also considered as the two oppositional yet complementary forces in the dynamic process of human communication: yin represents the attributes of yieldingness and submissiveness and yang represents unyieldingness and dominance (Chen, 2011).