Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: limp
Function: adjective
Text: 1 not stiff in structure <his broken arm was limp as he held it against his side>
Synonyms droopy, flaccid, floppy, lank, yielding
Related Words flabby, mushy, semisoft, soft, squashy, squishy; delicate, flimsy, insubstantial; elastic, flexible, lax, loose, pliant, relaxed, resilient, springy, stretchy, supple
Near Antonyms firm, hard, indurated, solid, sound, strong; brittle, crisp; compact, dense, substantial
Antonyms inflexible, resilient, rigid, stiff, sturdy, tense; firm, hard, indurated, solid, sound, strong
2 depleted in strength, energy, or freshness <the limp runners just dropped to the ground after crossing the finish line> -- see WEARY 1
3 lacking bodily energy or motivation <he made a limp motion with his hand when his name was called, but didn't look up from his book> -- see LISTLESS