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- Yielding to the touch, and easily moved or shaken; hanging loose by its own weight; wanting firmness; flaccid; as, flabby flesh.
1867 December 28, John Wades, “External Manual Pressure during Labour”, The British Medical Journal, volume 2, page 601:
- My attention was accidentally drawn to this aid, some five or six years ago, while attending a lady (multipara) in her confinement, who suffered from umbilical hernia, with large flabby abdomen.
- (of wine) Having a slight lack of acidity; having mild sweetness.
- (of writing, etc.) Turgid or overwrought.
- (yielding to the touch): muscled
- (having a slight lack of acidity): flat
yielding to the touch
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