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mutable

Syllabification: mu·ta·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈmyo͞odəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of mutable in English:

adjective

1Liable to change: the mutable nature of fashion
More example sentences
  • However, the dynamic, mutable nature of open source often results in complexity.
  • It is, without doubt, a very exciting, innovative, constantly changing, hugely mutable and malleable tool.
  • In this fiction the main characters are mutable, changing with the environment.
Synonyms
changeable, variable, varying, fluctuating, shifting, inconsistent, unpredictable, inconstant, fickle, uneven, unstable, protean
literary fluctuant
1.1 literary Inconstant in one’s affections: youth is said to be fickle and mutable

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin mutabilis, from mutare 'to change'.

Derivatives

mutability

1
Pronunciation: /ˌmyo͞otəˈbilətē/
noun
Example sentences
  • Henry's consciousness is haunted by his awareness of the mind's inherent instability, its mutability and fragility.
  • Much of the humour is a result of the heroes and heroines' mutability as their creators obsessively fiddle with them to suit the guidelines.
  • That's one of the coolest things about pop music, to me - its total mutability and adaptability.

Words that rhyme with mutable

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