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Origin of volatile
OTHER WORDS FROM volatilevol·a·til·i·ty [vol-uh-til-i-tee], /ˌvɒl əˈtɪl ɪ ti/, vol·a·tile·ness, nounnon·vol·a·til·i·ty, nounsem·i·vol·a·tile, adjectiveun·vol·a·tile, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for volatile
Volatility of reputation and subjectivity of quality make it difficult to define the novel in terms of absolute excellence.
Second, growing your own power is an insurance policy against volatility.
To be fair, there are nonpartisan, academic roots to the vision of the Cold War as a model of stability, not volatility.
I loved the volatility to his reaction and the deception, and then her walking away with the security guards to the elevator.Julianna Margulies's Favorite 'The Good Wife' Scenes|Julianna Margulies|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He fears, especially, the volatility of it all: the checkpoints, the nearby Israeli settlements, and the bombings.A Camp Away From Terror: Where Israeli and Palestinian Kids Find Common Ground|Nina Strochlic|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Owing to its extreme volatility it can only be taken dissolved in spirit.
Her natural volatility and satirical humour are now transformed to chastened vivacity and the sportive sallies of innocent wit.The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. II (of 2)|Timothy East
There was more stuff in Barbara, with all her seeming volatility, than in a wilderness of lady Anns.There and Back|George MacDonald
De Garros, with the volatility of a true Frenchman, waved his hand to show that he was not injured.The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner|Wilbur Lawton
I have been many a time surprised to observe the strange volatility of sailormen.Humphrey Bold|Herbert Strang