yielding (n.)

  1. a verbal act of admitting defeat

    [ Syn: giving up , surrender ]

  2. the act of conceding or yielding

    [ Syn: concession , conceding ]

    yielding (adj.)

  1. inclined to yield to argument or influence or control; a timid yielding person'

  2. lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure; a deep yielding layer of foam rubber'

  3. tending to give in or surrender or agree; too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments- V.I.Parrington

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