Changeability, especially as regards one's loyalties or affections.‘the fickleness of youth’
capriciousness, changeability, variability, volatility, vacillation, fitfulness, irregularity, tendency to blow hot and coldView synonyms
- ‘They are continuing with a deeply dishonourable and undemocratic tradition of tightening the reins on what is presumed to be the fickleness and irrationality of democratic politics.’
- ‘He still remains in touch with his fellow strikers, but the arcs of their career paths say much about the fickleness of the game, the way prospects are outwardly manipulated.’
- ‘Your tears stain the manuscript as your pen proclaims life's fickleness.’
- ‘To some, this indicated a fickleness, a shallowness, an inverted snobbery, an unseemly arrested development.’
- ‘Shopping embodies and encourages some of the worst traits in human nature - greed, vanity and fickleness.’
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