A symbol of something flexible or pliable Related DreamsPlastic Figurative of that which is created by man instead of godPlastic 1. Level of function, helpfulness and pliability. 2. Authenticity, how “real” something is, often a personality aspect.Plastic Surgery 1. A need or desire for restructuring, enhancement of self-image, often after emotional injury, devastation. 2. Avoiding “deeper issues,” inner problems.