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Synonyms for volatile
ˈvɒl ə tl, -tɪl; esp. Brit. -ˌtaɪlvolatile

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. volatile

    Synonyms:
    vaporizable, sublimable, distillable, airy, spirituous, evaporating, gay, iively, flighty, capricious, irresolute

    Antonyms:
    fixed, solid, persistent, dull, somber, demure, steady, determined, resolute, involatile

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. volatileadjective

    a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor

    "it was heated to evaporate the volatiles"

    Antonyms:
    nonvolatilisable, nonvolatile, nonvolatilizable, unchangeable, constant, stable

  2. volatileadjective

    evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures

    "volatile oils"; "volatile solvents"

    Synonyms:
    explosive, fickle

    Antonyms:
    nonvolatilisable, unchangeable, nonvolatilizable, stable, nonvolatile, constant

  3. explosive, volatileadjective

    liable to lead to sudden change or violence

    "an explosive issue"; "a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation"

    Synonyms:
    explosive, fickle

    Antonyms:
    nonvolatilizable, nonvolatilisable, unchangeable, stable, nonvolatile, constant

  4. fickle, volatileadjective

    marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments

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

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

    Antonyms:
    nonvolatilizable, stable, nonvolatile, nonvolatilisable, unchangeable, constant

  5. volatileadjective

    tending to vary often or widely

    "volatile stocks"; "volatile emotions"

    Synonyms:
    explosive, fickle

    Antonyms:
    stable, nonvolatilisable, nonvolatile, unchangeable, nonvolatilizable, constant

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. volatileadjective

    Synonyms:
    evaporable

  2. volatileadjective

    Synonyms:
    airy, gay, lively, jolly, sprightly, vivacious, buoyant, full of spirit, jocund

  3. volatileadjective

    Synonyms:
    fickle, changeable, giddy, inconstant, flighty, reckless, uncircumspect, wild, hare-brained, HARUM-SCARUM

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. volatileadjective

    Synonyms:
    changeable

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How to use volatile in a sentence?

  1. Claudio Aspesi:

    The business has proven fairly volatile and therefore it has become little bit of a headache for management, in general it's not growing as fast and as well as it used to grow years ago.

  2. Scott Ruesterholz:

    While inflation is high, it likely is at or near its peak, we will be looking to see if volatile categories that have driven much of the recent surge in prices, like rental cars, hotel rates, and used cars, shows signs of moderation.

  3. William Ackman:

    We expect the capital markets and our portfolio to continue to be volatile.

  4. Dave Weisberger:

    The problems that faced Silvergate were primarily a result of less-than-adequate risk management, notably one of relying too much on volatile short-term deposits while lending or investing at a longer duration, this is not like the collapse of FTX, where investors lost their deposits, but, rather, an orderly dissolution.

  5. Tim Walz:

    In a moment that's so volatile, anything we do to add fuel to that fire is really, really challenging.


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