Another word for pliable
tractable, pliant, docile, compliant, persuadable, persuasible, receptive, manipulable, adaptable, flexible, malleable, yielding, acquiescent, manageable, impressionable, irresolute, like putty*; see also docile, obedient 1.
pliable and pliant both imply a capability of being easily bent, suggesting the suppleness of a wooden switch and, figuratively, a yielding nature or adaptability; plastic is used of substances, such as plaster or clay, that can be molded into various forms which are retained upon hardening, and figuratively suggests an impressionable quality; ductile applies to that which can be finely drawn or stretched out, as copper, and figuratively suggests being easily led; malleable is used of that which can be hammered, beaten, or pressed into various forms and figuratively suggests a readiness to be trained, changed, molded, etc. copper is malleable as well as ductile; at a malleable age
Another word for pliableadjective
Capable of being shaped, bent, or drawn out, as by hammering or pressure:ductile, flexible, flexile, flexuous, malleable, moldable, plastic, pliant, supple, workable. See flexible
Capable of adapting or being adapted:adaptable, adaptive, adjustable, elastic, flexible, malleable, pliant, supple. See change
Easily altered or influenced:ductile, elastic, flexible, flexile, impressionable, malleable, plastic, pliant, suggestible, supple. See flexible