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Vicissitude

Updated: 5 days ago

Pronunciation: [ vi-sis-i-tood ]


Definition: noun

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’


Usage:

Synonyms:

  • fluctuation

  • change

  • alteration

  • transformation

  • metamorphosis

Antonyms:

  • similarity

  • stagnation

  • uniformity

  • stability

Example: Tyler and Curtiss remained friends through the vicissitudes of multiple jobs and 10 years.

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