inconstancy

inconstancy
Synonyms and related words:
Punic faith, ambitendency, ambivalence, arrhythmia, bad faith, barratry, breach of faith, breach of promise, breach of trust, brokenness, capriciousness, change of mind, changeability, changeableness, choppiness, coquettishness, dappleness, dereliction, desultoriness, deviability, deviation, difference, differentiation, disaffection, disconnectedness, discontinuity, disloyalty, disorder, divarication, divergence, diversification, double-mindedness, dubiety, dubiousness, eccentricity, erraticism, erraticness, faddishness, faddism, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, fence-sitting, fence-straddling, fibrillation, fickleness, fitfulness, fits and starts, flightiness, fluctuation, freakishness, frivolousness, impulsiveness, inconsistency, indecision, indecisiveness, inequality, infidelity, infirmity of purpose, instability, intermittence, irregularity, irresolution, jerkiness, levity, lightness, mala fides, mercuriality, mercurialness, moodiness, motleyness, mugwumpery, mugwumpism, mutability, nonconformism, nonconformity, nonstandardization, nonuniformity, patchiness, pluralism, raggedness, recreancy, restlessness, roughness, second thoughts, shiftiness, skittishness, spasticity, sporadicity, sporadicness, spottiness, stagger, tergiversation, trothlessness, uncertainty, unconformism, unconformity, undecidedness, undependability, undeterminedness, unevenness, unfaith, unfaithfulness, unfixedness, unloyalty, unmethodicalness, unorthodoxy, unpredictability, unreliability, unsettledness, unsettlement, unstableness, unsteadfastness, unsteadiness, unsystematicness, untrueness, variability, variation, variegation, variety, variousness, versatility, volatility, wantonness, wavering, waywardness, whimsicality, wobble

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  • Inconstancy — In*con stan*cy, n. [L. inconstantia.] The quality or state of being inconstant; lack of constancy; mutability; fickleness; variableness. [1913 Webster] For unto knight there was no greater shame, Than lightness and inconstancie in love. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inconstancy — index disloyalty, inconsistency, infidelity, lapse (expiration), revolt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inconstancy — (n.) 1520s, from L. inconstantia (see INCONSTANCE (Cf. inconstance)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inconstancy — noun Lack of constancy; lack of consistency in thought, emotion or action. Although she loved him for many years, his inconstancy eventually drove her to another …   Wiktionary

  • inconstancy —    promiscuity    Used of those with regular sexual partners:     Inconstancy was so much the rule among the British residents in Cairo, the place, she thought, was a bureau of sexual exchange. (Manning, 1978) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • inconstancy — inconstant ► ADJECTIVE ▪ frequently changing; variable or irregular. DERIVATIVES inconstancy noun …   English terms dictionary

  • inconstancy — noun Date: 1526 the quality or state of being inconstant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inconstancy — in·con·stan·cy (ĭn kŏnʹstən sē) n. pl. in·con·stan·cies 1. The state or quality of being eccentrically variable or fickle. 2. An instance of being eccentrically variable or fickle. * * * …   Universalium

  • inconstancy — in·con·stan·cy || ɪn kÉ‘nstÉ™nsɪ / kÉ’n n. lack of constancy, changeability, fickleness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inconstancy — n. 1. Changeableness, fickleness, vacillation, wavering, unsteadiness. 2. Unstableness, instability, mutability, variableness …   New dictionary of synonyms

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