Synonyms for fickle:
Other synonyms and related words:
cloud, recreant, faithless, freakish, traitorous, schizophrenic, schizoid, false, aimless, planetary, clear, ticklish, explosive, perfidious, temperamental, track, untrue, fantastical, disloyal, unpredictable, break, fantastic, unfaithful, wanton, ease, lift, quicksilver, treacherous.
frivolous, indecisive, Flitting, arbitrary, erratic, flighty, random, fly-by-night, fleeting, sporadic, fitful, changeful, impulsive, fluctuating, wayward, scatterbrained, volatile, changeable, whimsical, vacillating, capricious, fanciful.
reformable, transformable, adjustable, shifting, alterable, mutable, unsettled, movable, Vicissitudinous, precarious, flexible, irresolute, versatile, adaptable, Transposable, varying, unsteady, changeable, changeful, modifiable, wavering, variable, unpredictable, Permutable, vacillating, unstable, fluid, mercurial, flighty, ever-changing, restless, protean, convertible, inconstant, volatile.
tentative, undependable, indecisive, hesitant, Shilly-shally, insipid, unsure, shrinking, watery, unwilling, unresolved, double-minded, fly-by-night, impulsive, yellow, ambivalent, vacillating, undecided, uncertain, erratic, Flitting, spineless, infirm, irresponsible, shy, inconsistent, changeable, capricious, dillydallying, irresolute, weak, shifty, volatile, halfhearted.
capricious, careless, ambivalent, irregular, wayward, sporadic, adrift, unmethodical, reasonless, arbitrary, fleeting, Flitting, wandering, random, haphazard, rambling, flighty, indecisive, whimsical, nonsystematic, impulsive, motiveless, volatile, spastic, chancy, Systemless, fanciful.
evanescent, temporary, shifting, temporal, passing, Flitting, mutable, ephemeral, transient, short-term, transitory, flickering, volatile, changeable, fading, rootless, fleeting, cursory, restless, mortal, momentary, brief, short-lived, impermanent, instantaneous.
vacillating, blowing hot and cold (adjective)
changeable, unfaithful, whimsical, fitful, irresolute, quicksilver, unpredictable, temperamental, mutable, unstable, arbitrary, inconstant, ticklish, capricious, variable, faithless, untrue, frivolous, volatile, unsteady, flighty, mercurial.
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Usage examples for fickle:
- It will, perhaps, be complained of him that he is fickle, vain, easily led, and almost as easily led to evil as to good. - "The Claverings", Anthony Trollope.
- These southern races are so fickle! - "Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten", Marie Corelli.
- In this territory, beyond the president's jurisdiction, he might find a safe retreat, The fickle people, he thought, would soon weary of their new ruler; and he would then rally in sufficient strength to resume active operations for the recovery of his domain. - "History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru", Prescott, William Hickling.