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  • n. The quality of being changeable; changeableness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Changeableness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Liability to change; changeableness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being changeable; having a marked tendency to change

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Examples

  • Antonin Scalia, speaking against "changeability" and stressing "the whole antievolutionary purpose of a constitution," says "its whole purpose is to prevent change -- to embed certain rights in such a manner that future generations cannot readily take them away.

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  • Antonin Scalia, speaking against "changeability" and stressing "the whole antievolutionary purpose of a constitution," says "its whole purpose is to prevent change - to embed certain rights in such a manner that future generations cannot readily take them away.

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  • While the findings of the Pew poll are not terribly new -- Republican gubernatorial candidates won independents overwhelmingly in New Jersey and Virginia in 2009 as did Sen. Scott Brown earlier this year in Massachusetts -- the level of changeability apparent in their voting patterns suggest they will keep the national political climate unstable for years to come.

    The amazingly unpredictable independent voter

  • What measures of software quality attributes (e.g. defect rates, productivity, portability, changeability …) are robust enough to allow us to make valid comparisons between species of SE?

    steve | Serendipity

  • Decades of changeability inured them to the pain and discomfort of the ideological gymnastics required to please Republican voters.

    Nancy L. Cohen: Why the GOP Circus Has Mattered

  • This changeability has served her well – she is not an actor who gets asked to repeat herself much, or is often typecast, though, if pushed, she thinks the thread running through her work is probably something about women being tested.

    The Saturday interview: Anne-Marie Duff

  • Nothing so dramatic as conditions on Mars, but an extreme changeability nonetheless.

    First Contact

  • With Emin, art is about articulation: its questions, impossibilities and, above all, the fluidity and changeability of register.

    Tracey Emin: 'What you see is what I am'

  • This is not to say that he cannot be found in a mood of single-mindedness, a denial of his changeability, a resolute act – all of which show now and then in his dealings with his daughters.

    Why I bought this Book

  • The changeability of that something is a complete non sequitur.

    Is Economic Growth Genetic?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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