Changeability to Chapelry
(Change`a*bil"i*ty) n. Changeableness.
(Change"a*ble) a. [Cf. F. changeable.]
1. Capable of change; subject to alteration; mutable; variable; fickle; inconstant; as, a changeable humor.
2. Appearing different, as in color, in different lights, or under different circumstances; as, changeable
Syn. Mutable; alterable; variable; inconstant; fitful; vacillating; capricious; fickle; unstable; unsteady; unsettled; wavering; erratic; giddy; volatile.
(Change"a*ble*ness), n. The quality of being changeable; fickleness; inconstancy; mutability.
(Change"a*bly), adv. In a changeable manner.
(Change"ful) a. Full of change; mutable; inconstant; fickle; uncertain. Pope.
His course had been changeful.
Change"ful*ly, adv. Change"ful*ness, n.
(Change"less), a. That can not be changed; constant; as, a changeless purpose.
(Change"ling), n. [Change + -ling.]
1. One who, or that which, is left or taken in the place of another, as a child exchanged by fairies.
Such, men do changelings call, so changed by fairies' theft.
The changeling [a substituted writing] never known.
2. A simpleton; an idiot. Macaulay.
Changelings and fools of heaven, and thence shut out.
Wildly we roam in discontent about.
3. One apt to change; a waverer. "Fickle changelings." Shak.
1. Taken or left in place of another; changed. "A little changeling boy." Shak.
2. Given to change; inconstant. [Obs.]
Some are so studiously changeling.
1. One who changes or alters the form of anything.
2. One who deals in or changes money. John ii. 14.
3. One apt to change; an inconstant person.