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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unstiffen.


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  • Pragmatism unstiffens all our theories, limbers them up and sets each one at work.

    Pragmatism William James 1876

  • You see by this what I meant when I called pragmatism a mediator and reconciler and said, borrowing the word from Papini, that he unstiffens our theories.

    Pragmatism William James 1876


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