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mutable

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adjective mu·ta·ble \ˈmyü-tə-bəl\

Simple Definition of mutable

  • : able or likely to change often

Full Definition of mutable

  1. 1 :  prone to change :  inconstant

  2. 2 a :  capable of change or of being changed b :  capable of or liable to mutation

mu·ta·bil·i·ty play \ˌmyü-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
mu·ta·bly play \ˈmyü-tə-blē\ adverb

Examples of mutable

  1. the government's mutable economic policies

  2. <a politician with very mutable positions on all the issues>



Origin of mutable

Middle English, from Latin mutabilis, from mutare to change; akin to Old English mīthan to conceal, Sanskrit mināti he exchanges, deceives


First Known Use: 14th century

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mutable

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adjective mu·ta·ble \ˈmyüt-ə-bəl\

Medical Definition of mutable

  1. 1:  capable of change or of being changed in form, quality, or nature

  2. 2:  capable of or liable to mutation




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