Updated: 5 days ago
Pronunciation: [ vi-sis-i-tood ]
a change or variation occurring in the course of something
Origin: Early 17th century; Latin
Etymology: from French, or from Latin vicissitudo, from vicissim ‘by turns’, from vic- ‘turn, change’
Example: Tyler and Curtiss remained friends through the vicissitudes of multiple jobs and 10 years.