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in·con·stant

 (ĭn-kŏn′stənt)
adj.
1. Changing or varying, especially often and without discernible pattern or reason.
2. Fickle; faithless.

in·con′stant·ly adv.

inconstant

(ɪnˈkɒnstənt)
adj
1. not constant; variable
2. fickle
inˈconstancy n
inˈconstantly adv

in•con•stant

(ɪnˈkɒn stənt)

adj.
not constant; changeable: an inconstant breeze; an inconstant friend.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]
in•con′stan•cy, n.
in•con′stant•ly, adv.
syn: See fickle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inconstant - likely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason; variable; "inconstant affections"; "an inconstant lover"; "swear not by...the inconstant moon"- Shakespeare
changeful, changeable - such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change; "changeable behavior"; "changeable moods"; "changeable prices"
unfaithful - not true to duty or obligation or promises; "an unfaithful lover"
unstable - lacking stability or fixity or firmness; "unstable political conditions"; "the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind"; "an unstable world economy"
variable - liable to or capable of change; "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses"
volatile - evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures; "volatile oils"; "volatile solvents"
constant - steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection; "a man constant in adherence to his ideals"; "a constant lover"; "constant as the northern star"

inconstant

adjective
Translations
غَيْر ثابِت، مُتَقَلِّب
nestálý
állhatatlan
óstöîugur, breytilegur
mainīgsnepastāvīgs

inconstant

[ɪnˈkɒnstənt] ADJinconstante, veleidoso

inconstant

[ɪnˈkɒnstənt] adj
[lover] → inconstant(e)
[income] → variable

inconstant

adj person (in friendship) → unbeständig, wankelmütig; (in love) → unstet, wankelmütig; (= variable) weather, qualityveränderlich, unbeständig

inconstant

[ɪnˈkɒnstnt] adjincostante, volubile

inconstant

(inˈkonstənt) adjective
(of people) having feelings, intentions etc which change frequently.
References in classic literature ?
Tell her of my misery and my penitence--tell her that my heart was never inconstant to her, and if you will, that at this moment she is dearer to me than ever.
I descended - as I might have known I should, but that he fascinated me with his boyish courtship - into a doll, a trifle for the occupation of an idle hour, to be dropped, and taken up, and trifled with, as the inconstant humour took him.
As I thought of all I owed that noble fish, I kneeled by the river's bearded lip, among the nettles and the meadowsweet, and swore by the inconstant moon that trout and I were henceforth kinsmen, and that between our houses should be an eternal amity.
An individual who is observed to be inconstant to his plans, or perhaps to carry on his affairs without any plan at all, is marked at once, by all prudent people, as a speedy victim to his own unsteadiness and folly.
A candle stood on the gravel walk, winking a little in the draughts; it threw inconstant sparkles on the clumped holly, struck the light and darkness to and fro like a veil on Alan's features, and sent his shadow hovering behind him.
On her side the lady, who from time to time blushed, darted with the rapidity of lightning a glance toward the inconstant Porthos; and then immediately the eyes of Porthos wandered anxiously.
I mean, Mercedes, that you are thus harsh and cruel with me, because you are expecting some one who is thus attired; but perhaps he whom you await is inconstant, or if he is not, the sea is so to him.
Such stand simply elevated upon the goodwill and the fortune of him who has elevated them--two most inconstant and unstable things.
To look at anything that is inconstant is charming nowadays.
Yates; and though he and Maria are very good friends, I think she likes Sotherton too well to be inconstant.
Louise, a maid of honor in the court of a young princess in these days of free manners and inconstant affections a maid of honor is placed as an object of attack without having any means of defence afforded her; this state of things cannot continue, you must be married in order to be respected.
I will not allow it to be more man's nature than woman's to be inconstant and forget those they do love, or have loved.