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Webster 1913 Edition


Inconstant

In-con′stant

,
Adj.
[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.
Syn. – Mutable; fickle; volatile; unsteady; unstable; changeable; variable; wavering; fluctuating.

Webster 1828 Edition


Inconstant

INCON'STANT

,
Adj.
[L. inconstans.]
1.
Mutable; subject to change of opinion, inclination or purpose; not firm in resolution; unsteady; fickle; used of persons; an inconstant in love or friendship.
2.
Mutable; changeable; variable; used of things.

Definition 2022


inconstant

inconstant

English

Alternative forms

Adjective

inconstant (comparative more inconstant, superlative most inconstant)

  1. Not constant; wavering.

Translations


Catalan

Etymology

From in- + constant.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ant

Adjective

inconstant m, f (masculine and feminine plural inconstants)

  1. inconstant

French

Etymology

From in- + constant.

Adjective

inconstant m (feminine singular inconstante, masculine plural inconstants, feminine plural inconstantes)

  1. inconstant