flaccid


adjective

  1. soft and limp; not firm; flabby: flaccid biceps.
  2. lacking force; weak: flaccid prose.

adjective

  1. lacking firmness; soft and limp; flabby
adj.

1610s, from French flaccide or directly from Latin flaccidus “flabby,” from flaccus “flabby, flap-eared,” of uncertain origin (OED suggests it’s imitative). Related: Flaccidly; flaccidity.

adj.

  1. Lacking firmness, resilience, or muscle tone.

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