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vicissitudinary

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Characterized by, full of, or subject to vicissitudes.

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  • adj. pertaining to change, alteration, or mutation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Subject to vicissitudes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Subject to vicissitudes; exhibiting or characterized by a succession of changes; vicissitudinous.

Etymologies

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From Latin vicissitudo.

Examples

  • We say the elements of man are misery and happiness, as though he had an equal proportion of both, and the days of man vicissitudinary, as though he had as many good days as ill, and that he lived under a perpetual equinoctial, night and day equal, good and ill fortune in the same measure.

    Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions Together with Death's Duel

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