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Synonyms for flighty
ˈflaɪ tiflighty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flighty, flyaway, head-in-the-clouds, scatterbrainedadjective

    guided by whim and fancy

    "flighty young girls"

    Synonyms:
    flyaway, scatty, nervous, rattlepated, head-in-the-clouds, skittish, spooky, scatterbrained, rattlebrained

    Antonyms:
    unexcitable, serious

  2. skittish, flighty, spooky, nervousadjective

    unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)

    Synonyms:
    flyaway, queasy, aflutter, uneasy, nervous, unquiet, neural, head-in-the-clouds, skittish, spooky, scatterbrained, anxious

    Antonyms:
    serious, unexcitable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flightyadjective

    Synonyms:
    giddy, wild, volatile, light-headed, without ballast

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flightyadjective

    Synonyms:
    volatile, capricious, mercurial, giddy, fickle

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How to use flighty in a sentence?

  1. The Dhammapada:

    It is good to tame the mind, which is difficult to hold in, and flighty, rushing wheresoever it listeth: a tamed mind brings blessings.

  2. Western Michigan coach Tim Lester:

    The biggest positive was Kaleb was a little flighty early, but he calmed down, i was very proud of the poise of that kid because this was his first Power Five game, and it’s faster. He got hit a couple times, and he kept getting up, kept getting up.


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