flakiness flakiness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) informal terms for insanity
  2. (n) having or breaking into thin crisp flakes

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The psychiatrist's credibility is not helped by the air of flakiness that surrounds his life and work.
  2. He remained an adolescent idealist, loving the art that had redeemed his incorrigible flakiness but becoming increasingly lost and miserable in this new context.
  3. There is a ferocity in Cruise's flakiness that he has not previously had a chance to tap.

News

  • Review: Hard as it tries, Chatology can't overcome Messages flakiness

    iChat’s transformation into Messages was not exactly welcomed with open arms by Mac users everywhere. Some find the integration between iMessages and instant messages clunky ; others have experienced a lot of flakiness (some of which Apple claims to have fixed in a recent OS X update ); and yet more don’t like the app’s search functionality. It’s the last of these that Fantastical maker ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Macworld

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