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English definition of “flaccid”

flaccid

adjective     /ˈflæs.ɪd/
formal soft or weak rather than firm: The penis is usually in a flaccid state.Soft and fluffyWeakness and vulnerability disapproving weak and not effective: The programme included a lacklustre and flaccid account of Berg's violin concerto.Useless and futile
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