Synonyms and Antonyms of elastic
1 able to revert to original size and shape after being stretched, squeezed, or twisted <elastic rubber bands> Synonyms bouncy, flexible, resilient, rubberlike, rubbery, springy, stretch, stretchable, stretchy, supple, whippy Related Words adaptable, ductile, kneadable, malleable, moldable, plastic, pliable, pliant; limber, lissome (also lissom), lithe, lithesome, willowy Near Antonyms compact, firm, hard, solid, unyielding; brittle, crisp, crumbly, flaky (also flakey), friable, short Antonyms inelastic, inflexible, nonelastic, rigid, stiff
2 capable of being readily changed <when vacationing, we generally have very elastic daily sightseeing plans> Synonyms adaptable, adjustable, alterable, changeable, flexible, fluid, malleable, modifiable, pliable, variableRelated Words changing, fluctuating, inconstant, labile, unstable, unsteady, varying, versatileNear Antonyms constant, stable, steady, unchanging, uniform, unvaryingAntonyms established, fixed, immutable, inelastic, inflexible, invariable, nonmalleable, ramrod, set, unadaptable, unalterable, unbudgeable, unchangeable
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