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Synonyms for vicissitude
vɪˈsɪs ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vicissitude(noun)

    a variation in circumstances or fortune at different times in your life or in the development of something

    "the project was subject to the usual vicissitudes of exploratory research"

  2. vicissitude(noun)

    mutability in life or nature (especially successive alternation from one condition to another)

Wiktionary

  1. vicissitude(noun)

    Regular change or succession from one thing to another, or one part of a cycle to the next; alternation; mutual succession; interchange.

    Synonyms:
    ups and downs

  2. vicissitude(noun)

    a change, especially in one's life or fortunes.

    Synonyms:
    ups and downs

  3. vicissitude(noun)

    Synonyms:
    ups and downs

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vicissitude(n)

    A change is a passing from one state or form to another, any act or process by which a thing becomes unlike what it was before, or the unlikeness so produced; we say a change was taking place, or the change that had taken place was manifest. Mutation is a more formal word for change, often suggesting repeated or continual change; as, the mutations of fortune. Novelty is a change to what is new, or the newness of that to which a change is made; as, he was perpetually desirous of novelty. Revolution is specifically and most commonly a change of government. Variation is a partial change in form, qualities, etc., but especially in position or action; as, the variation of the magnetic needle or of the pulse. Variety is a succession of changes or an intermixture of different things, and is always thought of as agreeable. Vicissitude is sharp, sudden, or violent change, always thought of as surprising and often as disturbing or distressing; as, the vicissitudes of politics. Transition is change by passing from one place or state to another, especially in a natural, regular, or orderly way; as, the transition from spring to summer, or from youth to manhood. An innovation is a change that breaks in upon an established order or custom; as, an innovation in religion or politics. For the distinctions between the other words compare the synonyms for CHANGE, v. In the religious sense regeneration is the vital renewing of the soul by the power of the divine Spirit; conversion is the conscious and manifest change from evil to good, or from a lower to a higher spiritual state; as, in Luke xxii, 32, "when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren." In popular use conversion is the most common word to express the idea of regeneration.

    Synonyms:
    alteration, change, change, conversion, diversity, innovation, mutation, novelty, regeneration, renewal, renewing, revolution, transformation, transition, transmutation, variation, variety

    Antonyms:
    constancy, continuance, firmness, fixedness, fixity, identity, invariability, permanence, persistence, steadiness, unchangeableness, uniformity

    Preposition:
    We have made a change for the better; the change from winter to spring; the change of a liquid to or into a gas; a change in quality; a change by absorption or oxidation.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vicissitude

    Synonyms:
    change, alternation, interchange, revolution, mutation, ups and downs

    Antonyms:
    perpetuity, stability, changelessness, immutability, fixity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vicissitude(n.)

    Synonyms:
    alternation, interchange, regular change, mutual succession

  2. vicissitude(n.)

    Synonyms:
    variation, mutation, revolution

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