fickle UK US /ˈfɪkl/ adjective
likely to change suddenly and without warning: »

Do Americans know how to invest in fickle markets?


The art market is as fickle and hard to predict as any other.

likely to change your opinion or your feelings suddenly and without a good reason: »

Brand loyalty is hard to get from the notoriously fickle internet community.

fickleness noun [U]

Many e-businesses are complaining about the fickleness of investors.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Fickleness — Fic kle*ness, n. The quality of being fickle; instability; inconsonancy. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fickleness — index disloyalty, indecision, infidelity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fickleness — fickle ► ADJECTIVE ▪ changeable, especially as regards one s loyalties. DERIVATIVES fickleness noun. ORIGIN Old English, «deceitful» …   English terms dictionary

  • fickleness — noun see fickle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fickleness — See fickle. * * * …   Universalium

  • fickleness — noun The quality of being fickle …   Wiktionary

  • fickleness — fick·le·ness || fɪklnɪs n. inconsistency, changeableness; lack of constancy in one s affections …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fickleness — n 1. capriciousness, fancifulness, giddiness, facetiousness; changeableness, mutability, moodiness; impulsiveness, impetuosity, erraticalness. 2. indecision, uncertainty, irresolution, wishy washiness. 3. inconstancy, unfaithfulness, disloyalty;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fickleness — fick·le·ness …   English syllables

  • fickleness — noun unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous • Syn: ↑faithlessness, ↑falseness, ↑inconstancy • Derivationally related forms: ↑inconstant (for: ↑inconstancy), ↑fickle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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