1 bending easily; supple 易弯的; 柔韧的
*the pliant branches of young trees 小树柔软的枝条.
2 adapting easily; yielding 易适应的; 顺从的.
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin: , present participle of plier; PLIERS]
soft and moving easily in the way that you want
Isabel was pliant in his arms.
her pliant lips
easily influenced and controlled by other people
Pliant judges have been a problem in the past.