yielding

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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.

yielding

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

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.
[1300–50]
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"

yielding

yielding

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

yielding

[ˈjiːldɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= soft) [ground, surface, substance] → flexible, blando
2. (= compliant, submissive) [person] (in temperament) → complaciente; (physically) → tierno

yielding

adj personnachgiebig; surface, materialnachgebend; the ground is yieldingder Boden gibt nach

yielding

[ˈjiːldɪŋ] adj (person) → arrendevole; (ground, surface) → cedevole
References in classic literature ?
Even those playing cards behind the partition soon left their game and came over to the samovar, yielding to the general mood of courting Mary Hendrikhovna.
He left the house, the door yielding easily to his hand, and walked to the Commercial office.
Yielding to this conviction, the worthy chaplain begged the governor to have the clothes in which the licentiate had entered the house given to him.
According to these highly-respectable witnesses, the minister, conscious that he was dying -- conscious, also, that the reverence of the multitude placed him already among saints and angels -- had desired, by yielding up his breath in the arms of that fallen woman, to express to the world how utterly nugatory is the choicest of man's own righteousness.
My candle, under a bold flourish, went out, and I perceived, by the uncovered window, that the yielding dusk of earliest morning rendered it unnecessary.
Minerva, wondering why they had preferred trees not yielding fruit, inquired the reason for their choice.
de Chevreuse, who told it to two or three of her intimates, that, yielding to his vocation, he had retired into a convent--only into which, nobody knew.
And, besides, your modern ship which is a steamship makes her passages on other principles than yielding to the weather and humouring the sea.