n. ability to be molded, formed, or modeled; quality or state of being plastic
When clay dries out, it loses its plasticity and becomes less malleable.
Sentence in Classic:
Fisher, despairing of the republic, had taken up modelling, and annexed to her small crowded house a spacious apartment, which, whatever its uses in her hours of plastic inspiration, served at other times for the exercise of an indefatigable hospitality.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The sodden eyes had kept something of the loveliness of their blue, the noble curves had not yet completely passed away from chiselled nostrils and from plastic throat.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context