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English adjective: changeable

1. changeable capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature

SamplesA mutable substance.
The mutable ways of fortune.
Mutable weather patterns.
A mutable foreign policy.


Antonymschangeless, immutable

2. changeable such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change

SamplesChangeable behavior.
Changeable moods.
Changeable prices.


Similaradjustable, astatic, checkered, distortable, erratic, fickle, fluid, fluid, jittering, kaleidoscopic, kaleidoscopical, mercurial, mobile, mobile, open-ended, quick-change, quick-drying, quicksilver, reversible, unstable, volatile

See alsoexchangeable, inconstant

Attributechangeability, changeableness


3. changeable subject to change

SamplesA changeable climate.
The weather is uncertain.
Unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other.

Synonymsuncertain, unsettled



4. changeable varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

SamplesChangeable taffeta.
Chatoyant (or shot) silk.
A dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent.

Synonymschatoyant, iridescent, shot

Similarcolorful, colourful

Antonymscolorless, colourless

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