AskDefine | Define inconstant

Dictionary Definition

inconstant adj : likely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason; variable; "inconstant affections"; "an inconstant lover"; "swear not by...the inconstant moon"- Shakespeare [ant: constant]

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  1. Not constant; waivering.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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