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fickle

fick·le

fickle

 
pronunciation:
fI kl
part of speech: adjective
definition: quickly changing without reason or warning, esp. in affection or allegiance; variable or capricious.
The public is fickle, and no film star or recording artist remains on top forever.
synonyms:
capricious, changeable, fanciful, mercurial, mutable, unstable, variable, volatile
antonyms:
constant, saturnine, true
similar words:
erratic, flighty, impetuous, impulsive, inconstant, indecisive, moody, uncertain, unpredictable, unreliable, unsteady, wayward, whimsical
derivation: fickleness (n.)