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Synonyms for fickle
ˈfɪk əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fickle, volatile(adj)

    marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments

    "fickle friends"; "a flirt's volatile affections"

    Synonyms:
    volatile, quicksilver(a), explosive, mercurial, erratic

    Antonyms:
    constant, unchangeable

  2. erratic, fickle, mercurial, quicksilver(a)(adj)

    liable to sudden unpredictable change

    "erratic behavior"; "fickle weather"; "mercurial twists of temperament"; "a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next"

    Antonyms:
    unchangeable, constant

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fickle

    Synonyms:
    capricious, faithless, false, unfaithful, untrue, untrustworthy, wavering

    Antonyms:
    devoted, faithful, firm, incorruptible, loyal, stanch, sure, true, trustworthy, trusty, unwavering

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fickle

    Synonyms:
    fanciful, fitful, capricious, irresolute, changeable, vacillating, mutable, unreliable, veering, shifting, variable, restless, inconstant, unstable

    Antonyms:
    sober, orderly, reliable, well-regulated, calculable, trustworthy, steady, uniform

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fickle(a.)

    Synonyms:
    wavering, inconstant, unsteady, unstable, variable, vacillating, volatile, changeable, fitful, irresolute, unsettled, capricious, not steady, not steadfast, like a weather-cock

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fickle(a)

    Synonyms:
    vacillating, volatile, mercurial, irresolute, fitful, capricious, unstable, inconstant, variable, wavering

    Antonyms:
    constant, unwavering, steadfast, resolute

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fickle":

    lunatic, moody, mercurial

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How to use fickle in a sentence?

  1. Chris Lee:

    It's not just the politics that are messed up, it is also the people who have become irrational and fickle that drove me to leave.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Beauty, Fame and Power have their common denominator - they all are fickle. They can also be described as faithless, flighty and frivolous. They all enable you to soar high when they are with you, and yet they also drop you from the greatest heights without any prior warning. They all trip you up when you are least expecting it. Fools are hypnotized by them, while Wise manage them smartly keeping their feet firmly on the ground. Be Wise, and do not get carried away with Beauty, Fame and Power. Good luck!

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    There is a commonality between Beauty, Fame and Power. They all are fickle, and often described as faithless, flighty and frivolous. They are warm and gentle, when they enable you to soar high. They are cold and brutal, when they drop you from the greatest heights without any warning. They often trip you up when you are least expecting it. Fools get mesmerized by their magic, while Wise manage them smartly by keeping their feet firmly on the ground. Be Wise, and never get swayed by the hypnotic charms of Beauty, Fame and Power.

  4. Andre Bakhos:

    There looks to be like a little relief bounce this morning as we move into the last two weeks of the year, it's a fickle market. All you have to do is look at what we've done for the year and whatever you're going to see today, there's lower confidence in the direction of any move.

  5. Paul Dergarabedian:

    As unpredictable and fickle as young adults are, so are the performances of films that target that audience.


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