Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Inconstant.

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  • adjective obsolete Not constant; inconstant; fickle; changeable.

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  • adjective inconstant

Etymologies

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un- +‎ constant

Examples

  • Unjust I may have been, weak and resentful I have been, but never unconstant.

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  • As for that which is subject to opinion, it is always unconstant, wandering, and carried away with several passions and changes, liable to diminution and increase, and to be variously disposed to various men, and not always appearing after one manner even to the same individual.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Methinks, Diadumenus, I am this day become a various and unconstant man.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Within, was the peace as of innocence, reckless blindless, deluding joy, hope, whose still anchor rested on placid but unconstant water.

    The Last Man

  • But an unconstant lover will send you to your grave.

    Pretty Polly 3

  • Nature … paints them to be weak, frail, impatient, feeble, and foolish, and experience has declared them to be unconstant, variable, cruel, and lacking the spirit of counsel and regiment. —

    A Monstrous Regiment of Women

  • Nature … paints them to be weak, frail, impatient, feeble, and foolish, and experience has declared them to be unconstant, variable, cruel, and lacking the spirit of counsel and regiment. —

    A Monstrous Regiment of Women

  • I observe not the Order of the Planets, and not without just grounds; for I observe the order of their Birth, by which I am directed; for because _Venus_ hath much Sulphur, she is sooner digested and ripened together with _Mars_, before other Metals; but because unconstant

    Of Natural and Supernatural Things Also of the first Tincture, Root, and Spirit of Metals and Minerals, how the same are Conceived, Generated, Brought forth, Changed, and Augmented.

  • Such unconstant starts are we like to have from him as this of Kent’s banishment.

    Act I. Scene I. King Lear

  • "Nature doth paint them forth," says John Knox of women, "to be weak, frail, impatient, feeble and foolish, and experience hath declared them to be unconstant, variable, cruel and void of the spirit of council and regimen."

    The Age of the Reformation

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