Part of speech:
Displaying or marked by a lack of consistency, especially:
Following no predictable pattern
Uneven in occurrence or succession; variable or erratic
Changeable or unstable in affection, interest, loyalty, etc.; capricious
Inconstant in purpose, or volatile in behaviour.
Characterized by irregular or intermittent activity, impulses, etc.; spasmodic; restless
Not uniform in nature, value, etc.; irregular; variable
Of or characteristic of a vagrant
(Archaic) Variable; changeable
(Biology) One of the forms of a polymorphic organism.
Like a fluid; that can change rapidly or easily; not settled or fixed
Uncertain or doubtful:
Having a broad range (of different elements).
The definition of mercurial is changeable or fickle.
Very sensitive or easily upset; touchy
Playful or fanciful, especially in a humorous way:
Being such that alteration is possible:
Seemingly impossible; incredible
Not to be altered; immutable:
Remaining the same; showing or undergoing no change:
Lacking consistency or regularity in quality or performance
Not equally balanced or matched
The composition of a group with respect to race, gender, etc.
The quality or state of being heterogeneous.
A measure of relative position north or south on the Earth's surface, measured in degrees from the equator, which has a latitude of 0°, with the poles having a latitude of 90° north and south. The distance of a degree of latitude is about 69 statute miles or 60 nautical miles (111 km). Latitude and longitude are the coordinates that together identify all positions on the Earth's surface.
The act or process of modifying or the condition of being modified.
A change, as in form, nature, qualities, etc.
A slight or delicate variation in tone, color, meaning, etc.; shade of difference
The result of such a process; a rearrangement or recombination of elements:
The act or manner of using a card, piece, or ball in a game or sport:
Sudden change, movement, or development, as if by leaping
The permissible deviation from a specified value of a structural dimension, often expressed as a percent.
A miscellany, especially of literary works.
Variance is a discrepancy, difference or deviation, or an official exception to do something different from the current rule.
(Music) A form that is an altered version of a given theme, diverging from it by melodic ornamentation and by changes in harmony, rhythm, or key.
To divide up (investments, liabilities, etc.) among different companies, securities, etc.
To have a range of different qualities or amounts:
Not sure or certain in knowledge; doubtful
Liable to undergo spontaneous decay into some other form. For example, the nucleus of uranium 238 atom is unstable and changes by radioactive decay into the nucleus of thorium 234, a lighter element. Many subatomic particles, such as muons and neutrons, are unstable and decay quickly into other particles.
The definition of capricious is someone or something that is subject to sudden, unpredictable changes.
Having no fixed course or purpose; irregular; random; wandering
Forming or like patches
Having, occurring in, or marked with spots
The definition of control is power to direct, or an accepted comparison model in an experiment, or a device used for regulation.
a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
A star whose actual or observed brightness varies periodically. These changes can occur with varying degrees of regularity and intensity, over times ranging from a fraction of a second to many years. Intrinsic variation occurs because of changes of the star itself, often due to internal vibration or eruptions, or to influx of nearby material. Cepheids and novae are examples of intrinsically variable stars. Extrinsic variation in a star's observed brightness that does not reflect physical changes in the star also occur, as when a darker star periodically eclipses a brighter star in an eclipsing binary system, or with the rotation of a star.
Of or characterized by allotropy
Relating to or containing people from different ethnicities and social backgrounds:
Unsure of how to act or proceed; undecided.
Shared by or involving many
Comprising several interleaved parts
(Programming, of a function) able to take multiple data types
Having, or assuming, a variety of forms, characters, or styles; as, a polymorphous author.
Exhibiting considerable variety or diversity:
Of or like mercury
Having the appearance of someone dishonest, criminal or unreliable; such as someone with shifty eyes.
Relating to, affected by, or having the character of a spasm; convulsive.
Not the same in any measurable aspect, such as extent or quantity.
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