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in·con·stant

(in-kon'stănt),
1. Irregular.
2. In anatomy, denoting a structure (for example, artery, nerve) that may or may not be present.

in·con·stant

(in-kon'stănt)
1. Irregular.
2. anatomy Denoting a structure, such as an artery, or nerve, which may or may not be present.

inconstant

variable; irregular, e.g. accessory bone; adventitious bursa
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All men forget their own proven affairs and inconstancy.
While in the sixteenth century the authorities were more concerned with restoring honor to a woman and normalcy to the community, by the end of the eighteenth century these bodies were much more interested in punishing women's sexual inconstancy.
Throwing himself from one mood to the next with a teenager's inconstancy, he was at one moment besotted with Cleopatra, the next leaping into marriage with Octavius Caesar's sister; declaring the future doomed or lustrous.
Djankov accused Mladenov in inconstancy and changing his mind on the reform under pressure from the labor unions.
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He cites Rosalind's speech from As You Like It about women's inconstancy as a parodic moment critiquing the primacy of Western patriarchy, and he uses speeches from David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross as an example of the grotesque realism of carnival.
Theseus' vocal lines are often doubled by horn, English horn, or clarinet; the changing color implies inconstancy.
For Woolf, the human's ability to "negotiate inconstancy and change" does not secure its separateness from animal and plant life.
The right wing is really good at being negative about everything, and offering nothing to help anyone or anything, so I am sure they think Huckabee should be dropped from Fox - or will they be consistent in their inconstancy and ignore this and then support his run for the presidency?
the inconstancy of peace as elusive as everlasting joy or hope or love
There are also stories that characterize G-d in unflattering ways, contrasting human faithfulness to G-d's inconstancy (the Abraham cycle, p.