Origin of vicissitude
Examples from the Web for vicissitudinous
Marriage, the earthly way, is vicissitudinous, for everybody knows that anything is liable to happen to a man at large.Humorous Ghost Stories|Dorothy Scarborough
Mr. Lumley revived Nino (Nabucco) towards the close of his memorable and vicissitudinous management.Verdi: Man and Musician|Frederick James Crowest
British Dictionary definitions for vicissitudinous
Word Origin for vicissitude
Word Origin and History for vicissitudinous
1560s, from Middle French vicissitude (14c.), from Latin vicissitudinem (nominative vicissitudo) "change," from vicissim "changeably, in turn," from vicis "a turn, change" (see vicarious). Related: Vicissitudes.