changeable

[ cheyn-juh-buhl ]
/ ˈtʃeɪn dʒə bəl /

adjective

liable to change or to be changed; variable.
of changing color or appearance: changeable silk.

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Origin of changeable

Middle English word dating back to 1200–50; see origin at change, -able

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British Dictionary definitions for changeability

changeable
/ (ˈtʃeɪndʒəbəl) /

adjective

able to change or be changed; ficklechangeable weather
varying in colour when viewed from different angles or in different lights

Derived forms of changeable

changeability or changeableness, nounchangeably, adverb
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