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Word of the Day 05/04/19 Plasticity

Plasticity (noun)
plasticity [ pla-stis-i-tee ]


noun
1. the quality or state of being plastic.
2. the capability of being molded, receiving shape, or being made to assume a desired form: the plasticity of social institutions; the great plasticity of clay.

RELATED FORMS
non·plas·tic·i·ty , noun

RELATED WORDS
flexibility, mobility, resilience, elasticity, malleability

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Origin: First recorded in 1775–85; plastic + -ity

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