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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Changeable  \Change"a*ble\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  changeable.] 
  1.  Capable  of  change;  subject  to  alteration;  mutable; 
  variable;  fickle;  inconstant;  as  a  changeable  humor. 
 
  2.  Appearing  different,  as  in  color,  in  different  lights,  or 
  under  different  circumstances;  as  changeable  silk. 
 
  Syn:  Mutable;  alterable;  variable;  inconstant;  fitful; 
  vacillating;  capricious;  fickle;  unstable;  unsteady; 
  unsettled;  wavering;  erratic;  giddy;  volatile. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  changeable 
  adj  1:  capable  of  or  tending  to  change  in  form  or  quality  or 
  nature;  "a  mutable  substance";  "the  mutable  ways  of 
  fortune";  "mutable  weather  patterns";  "a  mutable 
  foreign  policy"  [syn:  {mutable}]  [ant:  {immutable}] 
  2:  such  that  alteration  is  possible;  having  a  marked  tendency 
  to  change;  "changeable  behavior";  "changeable  moods"  [syn: 
  {changeful}]  [ant:  {unchangeable}] 
  3:  subject  to  change;  "a  changeable  climate";  "the  weather  is 
  uncertain";  "unsettled  weather  with  rain  and  hail  and 
  sunshine  coming  one  right  after  the  other"  [syn:  {uncertain}, 
  {unsettled}] 
  4:  varying  in  color  when  seen  in  different  lights  or  from 
  different  angles;  "changeable  taffeta";  "chatoyant  (or 
  shot)  silk";  "a  dragonfly  hovered,  vibrating  and 
  iridescent"  [syn:  {chatoyant},  {iridescent},  {shot}] 




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