- incontestability clause,
Origin of inconstant
Examples from the Web for inconstancy
Fifine at the Fair is said to be "a defence of inconstancy, or of the right of experiment in love."
And come back afterwards, with confidence in a welcome, to the victim of his inconstancy?The Wings of the Dove, Volume II|Henry James
But such ingratitude and inconstancy are too natural in man for us to be surprised at finding them in a mere boy.The Bashful Lover (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIX)|Charles Paul de Kock
Oh, if the dead can suffer, let him live, that she may feel beyond the grave his inconstancy and his fall.Lucretia, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The sense of falseness in present pleasures, and our ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, are the causes of inconstancy.The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal|Blaise Pascal
1520s, from Latin inconstantia (see inconstance).
c.1400, "fickle, not steadfast," from Middle French inconstant (late 14c.), from Latin inconstantem (nominative inconstans) "changeable, fickle, capricious," from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + constantem (see constant). Related: Inconstantly.