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- The quality or state of being mutable.
1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, London: A[ndrew] Millar, OCLC 928184292:
- He did indeed account somewhat unfairly for this sudden change; for besides some hard and unjust surmises concerning female fickleness and mutability, he began to suspect that he owed this want of civility to his want of horses […]
- Washington Irving
- There rise authors now and then, who seem proof against the mutability of language, because they have rooted themselves in the unchanging principles of human nature.