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1. erratic

adjective. ['ɪˈrætɪk'] liable to sudden unpredictable change.

Synonyms

  • changeable
  • changeful
  • fickle
  • mercurial

Antonyms

  • constant
  • unexchangeable
  • changelessness
  • colorless

Etymology

  • erratique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • erraticus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Erratic

  • idiosyncratic
  • electrostatic
  • undiplomatic
  • undemocratic
  • semiautomatic
  • monochromatic
  • melodramatic
  • austroasiatic
  • asymptomatic
  • technocratic
  • symptomatic
  • psychosomatic
  • programmatic
  • problematic
  • posttraumatic
  • homeostatic
  • epigrammatic
  • diagrammatic
  • bureaucratic
  • aristocratic
  • systematic
  • sensormatic
  • pancreatic
  • numismatic
  • informatic
  • hippocratic
  • emblematic
  • diplomatic
  • democratic
  • charismatic

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A common misspelling of erratic is eratic

Example sentences of the word erratic


1. Adjective
Germination can be erratic with bay laurel seeds ,and they may take three to four months to sprout.

Quotes containing the word erratic


1. Mary had a little lamb, its fleece electrostatic / And everywhere Mary went, the lights became erratic.
- David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

2. erratic

adjective. ['ɪˈrætɪk'] likely to perform unpredictably; sometimes it would start and sometimes it wouldn't".

Synonyms

  • temperamental
  • unreliable

Antonyms

  • dependable
  • invariable
  • immutable

Etymology

  • erratique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • erraticus (Latin)

3. erratic

adjective. ['ɪˈrætɪk'] having no fixed course.

Synonyms

  • wandering
  • planetary

Antonyms

  • trustworthy
  • infallible
  • unemotional

Etymology

  • erratique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • erraticus (Latin)
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