Part of speech:
Dependent upon circumstances; uncertain; insecure
Having a form that suggests wiggling; wavy
The definition of treacherous is someone who is guilty of dishonesty or betrayal, or something that is dangerous or hazardous.
2012 September 7, Dominic Fifield, “England start World Cup campaign with five-goal romp against Moldova", The Guardian:
Having a reeling, lightheaded sensation; dizzy.
Subject to sudden or frequent changes.
(Geol.) Designating a boulder or rock formation transported some distance from its original source, as by a glacier
(Mathematics) Having no fixed quantitative value.
Not steady or constant; varying
The definition of capricious is someone or something that is subject to sudden, unpredictable changes.
Marked by or exhibiting a lack of reliability.
Given to or characterized by trickery.
Having the appearance of someone dishonest, criminal or unreliable; such as someone with shifty eyes.
(Bot.) Not uniform in shape, size, etc., as the petals of a flower
Characterized by erratic changeableness or instability, especially with regard to affections or attachments; capricious.
Shaky or dizzy, as from a blow
Not remaining firm in mind or purpose
Weak in the joints; tottering
Appearing inclined to fail; discouraging or disappointing:
1806, The Port Folio, v 2, Philadelphia: John Watts, p 143:
Not fixed or established:
In horse management an unsound horse is one suffering ill-health that affects its suitability for its intended work.
Difficult or impossible to manage, control, or keep in order:
Tending to wobble; unsteady.
Not safe from danger
Not prevalent or effective, or not felt to be prevalent; not potent; feeble.
Like a fluid; that can change rapidly or easily; not settled or fixed
Having or exhibiting variation; varying:
Of diverse kinds:
Seemingly impossible; incredible
Displaying or marked by a lack of consistency, especially:
The definition of mercurial is changeable or fickle.
Very sensitive or easily upset; touchy
Playful or fanciful, especially in a humorous way:
Giving the effect of patches; not consistent or uniform in quality; irregular
Having, occurring in, or marked with spots
Not smooth or level:
Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
Following no predictable pattern
The definition of same is a person or thing which is equal or identical to another.
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