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  • n  the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
    I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory

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

  • Daniel in New York Times
    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.

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