fluidity

noun

flu·​id·​i·​ty flü-ˈi-də-tē How to pronounce fluidity (audio)
1
: the quality or state of being fluid
2
: the physical property of a substance that enables it to flow

Examples of fluidity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Directed by Ali Abbasi and written by Gabriel Sherman (a former New York Magazine writer and editor who spent years covering the rise of Trump and the meltdown of Fox News), The Apprentice is a hodgepodge of scenes from the life of Trump and Cohn with little emotional fluidity. Bilge Ebiri, Vulture, 21 May 2024 His impact:How Bad Bunny's gender fluidity is shaking up a genre, empowering the Latino LGBTQ community Need a break? Pamela Avila, The Courier-Journal, 22 Apr. 2024 In the future, there may be more nuanced databases which capture gender fluidity and non-binary identities, but until then, we’re left with a rather crude binary approach. Stephen Follows, IndieWire, 14 June 2024 There will be whole stories that are really questioning fluidity and what men can wear. Tianwei Zhang, WWD, 14 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for fluidity 

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Word History

First Known Use

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of fluidity was in 1603

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Cite this Entry

“Fluidity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluidity. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

fluidity

noun
flu·​id·​i·​ty flü-ˈid-ət-ē How to pronounce fluidity (audio)
: the quality or state of being fluid

Medical Definition

fluidity

noun
flu·​id·​i·​ty flü-ˈid-ət-ē How to pronounce fluidity (audio)
plural fluidities
1
: the quality or state of being fluid
2
a
: the physical property of a substance that enables it to flow
b
: the reciprocal of viscosity

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