change·​ful | \ ˈchānj-fəl How to pronounce changeful (audio) \

Definition of changeful

: notably variable : uncertain changeful times

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changefully \ ˈchānj-​fə-​lē How to pronounce changeful (audio) \ adverb
changefulness noun

Examples of changeful in a Sentence

a confusingly changeful attitude toward his so-called best friend
Recent Examples on the Web Perhaps our fictional aunts vary so much because of their changeful allegiances in the family. New York Times, "My Father Died Young. His Sisters Kept Me From Losing Him Entirely.," 2 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of changeful

1590, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of changeful was in 1590

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16 Feb 2021

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“Changeful.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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