Antonyms of adj waxy

3 of 4 senses of waxy

Sense 2
impressionable (vs. unimpressionable), waxy, impressible -- (easily impressed or influenced; "an impressionable youngster"; "an impressionable age"; "a waxy mind")


Sense 3
bendable, pliable, pliant, waxy -- (capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking; "a flexible wire"; "a pliant young tree")

INDIRECT (VIA flexible) -> inflexible -- (resistant to being bent; "an inflexible iron bar"; "an inflexible knife blade";)

Sense 4
waxen, waxlike, waxy -- (having the paleness of wax; "the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker; "the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him"; "a thin face with a waxy paleness")

INDIRECT (VIA colorless) -> colorful, colourful -- (having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves")

Similarity of adj waxy

4 senses of waxy

Sense 1
waxen, waxy -- (made of or covered with wax; "waxen candles"; "careful, the floor is waxy")

Sense 2
impressionable (vs. unimpressionable), waxy, impressible -- (easily impressed or influenced; "an impressionable youngster"; "an impressionable age"; "a waxy mind")
       => easy -- (readily exploited or tricked; "an easy victim"; "an easy mark")
       => spinnable -- (capable or susceptible to being influenced by biased information)
       => plastic, pliant -- (capable of being influenced or formed; "the plastic minds of children"; "a pliant nature")
       => susceptible -- (easily impressed emotionally)

Sense 3
bendable, pliable, pliant, waxy -- (capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking; "a flexible wire"; "a pliant young tree")
       => flexible (vs. inflexible), flexile -- (able to flex; able to bend easily; "slim flexible birches")

Sense 4
waxen, waxlike, waxy -- (having the paleness of wax; "the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker; "the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him"; "a thin face with a waxy paleness")
       => colorless (vs. colorful), colourless -- (weak in color; not colorful)

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