Search Result for "mutable":
1. capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature;
- Example: "a mutable substance"
- Example: "the mutable ways of fortune"
- Example: "mutable weather patterns"
- Example: "a mutable foreign policy"
[syn: mutable, changeable]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mutable \Mu"ta*ble\, a. [L. mutabilis, fr. mutare to change. See Move.] 1. Capable of alteration; subject to change; changeable in form, qualities, or nature. [1913 Webster] Things of the most accidental and mutable nature. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. Changeable; inconstant; unsettled; unstable; fickle. "Most mutable wishes." --Byron. [1913 Webster] Syn: Changeable; alterable; unstable; unsteady; unsettled; wavering; inconstant; variable; fickle. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
mutable 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, changeable] [ant: changeless, immutable]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
133 Moby Thesaurus words for "mutable": able to adapt, adaptable, adjustable, alterable, alterative, ambitendent, ambivalent, at loose ends, brittle, capricious, changeable, changeful, changing, checkered, choppy, corruptible, deciduous, deviating, deviative, deviatory, different, disorderly, divaricate, divergent, diversified, diversiform, double-minded, dubious, dying, ephemeral, erose, erratic, evanescent, ever-changing, fading, fence-sitting, fence-straddling, fickle, fleeting, flexible, flitting, fluctuating, fluid, fly-by-night, flying, fragile, frail, fugacious, fugitive, impermanent, impetuous, impulsive, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, infirm of purpose, insubstantial, irregular, irresolute, irresolved, jagged, jerky, kaleidoscopic, lubricious, malleable, many-sided, mercurial, metamorphic, mobile, modifiable, momentary, mortal, motley, movable, mugwumpian, mugwumpish, nonconformist, nondurable, nonpermanent, nonstandard, nonuniform, of two minds, passing, perishable, permutable, plastic, pluralistic, protean, proteiform, ragged, resilient, rough, rubbery, shifty, shilly-shally, short-lived, slippery, spasmodic, sporadic, subject to death, supple, swaying, swinging, temperamental, temporal, temporary, ticklish, transient, transitive, transitory, uncertain, undecided, undetermined, undurable, unenduring, unequable, unequal, uneven, unorthodox, unresolved, unsettled, unstable, unsteady, unsystematic, ununiform, vacillating, variable, variegated, variform, various, varying, volatile, wavering