HyperDic: inconstant

English > 1 sense of the word inconstant:
ADJECTIVEallinconstantlikely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason
English > inconstant: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaninglikely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason; variable.
Examples
  • "inconstant affections"
  • "an inconstant lover"
  • "swear not by...the inconstant moon"- Shakespeare
Attribute ofconstancy, stabilityThe quality of being enduring and free from change or variation
Narrowerfalse, untrue(used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection
fickle, volatilemarked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments
mutableProne to frequent change
See alsochangeable, changefulSuch that alteration is possible
unfaithfulnot true to duty or obligation or promises
unstablelacking stability or fixity / fixity or firmness
variableliable to or capable of change
volatileEvaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures
Oppositeconstantsteadfast in purpose or devotion or affection
Spanishinconstante
Catalaninconstant
Nounsinconstancythe quality of being changeable and variable
inconstancyunfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous

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