inconstant

[ in-kon-stuhnt ]
/ ɪnˈkɒn stənt /
See synonyms for: inconstant / inconstancy / inconstantly on Thesaurus.com

adjective

not constant; changeable; fickle; variable: an inconstant friend.

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Origin of inconstant

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English, from Latin inconstant- (stem of inconstāns ) “changeable.” See in-3, constant

synonym study for inconstant

See fickle.

OTHER WORDS FROM inconstant

in·con·stan·cy, nounin·con·stant·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inconstant

inconstant
/ (ɪnˈkɒnstənt) /

adjective

not constant; variable
fickle

Derived forms of inconstant

inconstancy, nouninconstantly, adverb
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Medical definitions for inconstant

inconstant
[ ĭn-kŏnstənt ]

adj.

Changing or varying, especially often and without discernible pattern or reason.
Relating to a structure that normally may or may not be present.
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