HyperDic: mercurial

English > 4 senses of the word mercurial / Mercurial:
ADJECTIVEallmercurial, erratic, fickle, quicksilverliable to sudden unpredictable change
pertMercurialrelating to or under the (astrological) influence of the planet Mercury
pertMercurialrelating to or having characteristics / characteristics (eloquence, shrewdness, swiftness, thievishness) attributed to the god Mercury
pertmercurialrelating to or containing or caused by mercury
mercurial / Mercurial > pronunciation
Soundsmerkyuh'riyahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > mercurial: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningliable to sudden unpredictable change.
Example "mercurial twists of temperament"
Synonymserratic, fickle, quicksilver
Broaderchangeable, changefulSuch that alteration is possible
Spanishimprevisible, inconstante, voluble
Catalanimprevisible, inconstant, voluble
English > Mercurial: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to or under the (astrological) influence of the planet Mercury.
Spanishmercurial
NounsMercurythe smallest planet and the nearest to the sun
English > Mercurial: 4 senses > adjective 3, pert
Meaningrelating to or having characteristics / characteristics (eloquence, shrewdness, swiftness, thievishness) attributed to the god Mercury.
Spanishmercurial
NounsMercury(Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce
English > mercurial: 4 senses > adjective 4, pert
Meaningrelating to or containing or caused by mercury.
Examples
  • "mercurial preparations"
  • "mercurial sore mouth"
Spanishmercurial
Nounsmercurya heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element

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