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inconstant


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inconstant  \In*con"stant\,  a.  [L.  inconstans:  cf  F.  inconstant. 
  See  {In-}  not  and  {Constant}.] 
  Not  constant;  not  stable  or  uniform;  subject  to  change  of 
  character,  appearance,  opinion,  inclination,  or  purpose, 
  etc.;  not  firm;  unsteady;  fickle;  changeable;  variable;  -- 
  said  of  persons  or  things  as  inconstant  in  love  or 
  friendship.  ``The  inconstant  moon.''  --Shak. 
 
  While  we  inquiring  phantoms  of  a  day  Inconstant  as 
  the  shadows  we  survey!  --Boyse. 
 
  Syn:  Mutable;  fickle;  volatile;  unsteady;  unstable; 
  changeable;  variable;  wavering;  fluctuating. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inconstant 
  adj  :  likely  to  change  frequently  often  without  apparent  or  cogent 
  reason;  variable;  "inconstant  affections";  "an 
  inconstant  lover";  "swear  not  by...the  inconstant 
  moon"-  Shakespeare  [ant:  {constant}] 




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