HyperDic: flightiness

English > 1 sense of the word flightiness:
NOUNattributeflightiness, arbitrariness, whimsicality, whimsy, whimsey, capriciousnessthe trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
English > flightiness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment.
Example"I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory"
Synonymsarbitrariness, whimsicality, whimsy, whimsey, capriciousness
Broaderirresponsibility, irresponsiblenessA form of untrustworthiness
Spanisharbitrariedad, veleidad
Catalanarbitrareitat, arbitrarietat, veleidad
Adjectivesflightyguided by whim and fancy

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict