Definición de protean en inglés:

protean

Silabificación: pro·te·an
Pronunciación: /ˈprōtēən, prōˈtēən
 
 
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adjetivo

  • 1Tending or able to change frequently or easily: it is difficult to comprehend the whole of this protean subject
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • They begin by turning the motion on its head, asserting that a reactive foreign policy dangerously ignores the reality of a post cold war world in which the lines of conflict have become protean and subject to unpredictable change.
    • He never lets his learning cloud his enthusiasm for this wide and protean subject and his writing shares the awe of the poets who preceded him on this journey.
    • This is not an easy task, not least because the distance on their subjects that historians value is not realizable when examining a subject as protean as globalization, and one that is both now expressing itself and still changing.
    Sinónimos
    ever-changing, variable, changeable, mutable, kaleidoscopic, inconstant, inconsistent, unstable, shifting, unsettled, fluctuating, fluid, wavering, vacillating, mercurial, volatile
    technical labile
  • 1.1Able to do many different things; versatile: Shostakovich was a remarkably protean composer, one at home in a wide range of styles
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Born in 1948, he remains for many the heir to Gabin and Belmondo, a versatile, protean actor whose rugged looks are belied by his sensitivity and talent.
    • His protean ability to assume different roles in his poems is often described as theatrical.
    • Augustine is a protean thinker, a man whose major works range so widely as to defy the summary and commentary we can present for Athanasius.
    Sinónimos

Derivativos

proteanism

Pronunciación: /-ˌnizəm/
sustantivo

Origen

late 16th century: from Proteus + -an.

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