flightiness flightiness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment

Usage(s):

  1. For those reasons, some see flightiness reigning in stock markets for the foreseeable future.
  2. That Brown is still around to pick up this support confounds the experts who pronounced his candidacy dead on arrival due to terminal flightiness.
  3. And that brings up another reason why the flightiness of contemporary feminism is a problem.

Quotes

  • It is too early to know whether Ms. Royal's debut in the Middle East signifies "her audacity or her flightiness," a foreign affairs expert, Daniel Vernet, wrote in Le Monde.
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Daniel Source: New York Times

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