Flaccid meaning

flăsĭd, flăksĭd
The definition of flaccid is something that is soft, limp or drooping.

When your hand is hanging limply and loosely, this is an example of a time when your hand would be described as flaccid.

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Lacking force; weak; feeble.
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Lacking firmness; hanging limply.

Flaccid muscles.

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Lacking force, vigor, or effectiveness.

A flaccid acting performance.

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Lacking energy or vigor.
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Hanging in loose folds or wrinkles; soft and limp; flabby.

Flaccid muscles.

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Origin of flaccid

  • Latin flaccidus from flaccus flabby

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin flaccidus.

    From Wiktionary