Definition of Fickleness

1. Noun. Unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous.

Exact synonyms: Faithlessness, Falseness, Inconstancy
Generic synonyms: Infidelity, Unfaithfulness
Derivative terms: Faithless, False, Fickle, Fickle, Inconstant



Definition of Fickleness

1. n. The quality of being fickle; instability; inconsonancy.

Definition of Fickleness

1. Noun. The quality of being fickle. ¹

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Definition of Fickleness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fickleness

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Literary usage of Fickleness

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1. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne (1832)
"O, by heavens ! cried I,—if fickleness is taxable in France,—we have nothing to do but to make the best peace with you we can. —And if it is a bad one,—as ..."

2. Evolution of the Japanese, Social and Psychic by Sidney Lewis Gulick (1903)
"XIV fickleness—STOLIDITY—STOICISM A FREQUENT criticism of the Japanese is that ... But the point of our special interest is as to whether fickleness is an ..."

3. Greece: II. Grecian History to the Reign of Peisistratus at Athens by George Grote (1899)
"I have already remarked that the fickleness, which has been so largely imputed to ... Nor can it be said that fickleness was in any case an attribute of the ..."

4. A History Of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close Of the Generation by George Grote (1869)
"... has been imputed to the vices of the Athenians and their democracy—it has been cited in proof, partly of their fickleness, partly of their ingratitude. ..."

5. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1908)
"fickleness of Physical Education CARL LUDWIG SCHRADER, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, CAMBRIDGE, MASS. HE term physical education is to-day a household term, ..."

6. The Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Moses Coit Tyler (1897)
"... writer blames his fellow colonists for their political fickleness and inconsistency—He denounces the proposal for nonimportation and non-consumption. ..."

7. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1853)
"From the fickleness of her character, she was soon disgusted with her husband ... and with her usual fickleness, even the queen revoked her adoption of the ..."

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