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mutability

[ myoo-tuh-bil-i-tee ]
/ ˌmyu təˈbɪl ɪ ti /
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noun
the quality of being liable to undergo change or alteration:With the realization of cancer's mutability, they now fear it might not be the same disease in everyone.
the quality of constantly changing; transient or transitory quality:National borders can have a permanence that contrasts with the almost infinite mutability of the cultures contained within them.
Computers. (in object-oriented programming) the characteristic of an object having properties whose values can change while the object itself maintains a unique identity: The mutability of the "sales report" object allows properties like sales period and salesperson to be updated without losing the reference to the report elsewhere in the application.
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OTHER WORDS FROM mutability

hy·per·mu·ta·bil·i·ty, nounhy·per·mu·ta·ble·ness, nounnon·mu·ta·bil·i·ty, nounnon·mu·ta·ble·ness, noun

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