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flexible
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

2 uses
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Definition
bendable or adaptable
in various senses, including:
  • easily bent without physical damage or injury — as of a hose or gymnast
  • able to adjust readily to different conditions — as of a plan
  • willing to make concessions — as of a negotiator or a boss
  • This requires value flexibility, and the value shift is usually accompanied by some loss of gumption, but it's a sacrifice that must be made.
    Part 3 (93% in)
  • Your mind is empty, you have a "hollow-flexible" attitude of "beginner's mind."
    Part 3 (69% in)

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