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flaccid

[′flas·əd or ′flak·səd]
(botany)
Deficient in turgor.
(physiology)
Soft, flabby, or relaxed.
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Acute flaccid paralysis is characterised by weakness or paralysis with no obvious cause and is one of the most common signs of polio.
After the time duration, the volunteers' flaccid penile length had increased by 32 per cent.
THIS new drama promised so much, but the flaccid plots and woolly dialogue have failed to deliver.
That's bad news for flaccid fans who shelled out for Viagra after the great man's glowing endorsement of the product.
To the Editor: Although most human enterovirus (EV) (genus Enterovirus, family Picornaviridae) infections are asymptomatic, they can cause upper respiratory illness, febrile rash, aseptic meningitis, pleurodynia, encephalitis, acute flaccid paralysis, and neonatal sepsislike disease (1).
A mix of flaccid screwball comedy and overhearing a woman on the bus banging on about her love life for 90 minutes.
A deadbeat dad enters the porn industry in a bid to make some quick cash in this decidedly flaccid comedy.
When it's erect it seems OK but when it's flaccid it's the size of my index finger.
No wonder those bright red inflatable clappers seemed to get a little flaccid late in the afternoon.
Here, orange-tinged, vacuum-formed plastic flowers sporting wings and flaccid tendrils were grouped on a waist-high table while sinister-looking plastic fish, suspended by wire from the ceiling, appeared to swim by.
We have flaccid liberalism on the one hand where literally anything goes -don't worry about getting caught stealing -and extremism on the other hand as witnessed against the UN in Baghdad.
One 19th century description says that the sight of them "sickens"; they were a "monstrous flaccid bulk" and a "negation of sense.