inconstancy

noun in·con·stan·cy \ (ˌ)in-ˈkän(t)-stən(t)-sē \

Definition of inconstancy

: the quality or state of being inconstant

Examples of inconstancy in a Sentence

  1. a wife who was long inured to the chronic inconstancy of her husband

  2. the inconstancy of public opinion is such that today's hero may be tomorrow's punching bag

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First Known Use of inconstancy

1526


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