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1. volatile

adjective. ['ˈvɑːlətəl'] evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures.

Synonyms

  • vaporific
  • evaporable
  • inconstant
  • volatilisable
  • volatilizable
  • vaporizable
  • vapourisable

Antonyms

  • nonvolatile
  • changelessness
  • colorless
  • immutable

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Volatile

  • environmental
  • fundamental
  • instrumental
  • little
  • natal
  • neonatal
  • noncommittal
  • nonfatal
  • nongovernmental
  • oriental
  • postal
  • total
  • unsentimental
  • unsettle
  • unsubtle

How do you pronounce volatile?

Pronounce volatile as ˈvɑlətəl.

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Sentences with volatile


1. Adjective
Breaking up with someone who has been abusive in any way can be quite volatile.

Quotes about volatile


1. As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
- Jonathan Swift

2. I could do with a bit more excess. From now on I'm going to be immoderate--and volatile--I shall enjoy loud music and lurid poetry. I shall be rampant.
- Joanne Harris, Chocolat

2. volatile

adjective. ['ˈvɑːlətəl'] tending to vary often or widely.

Synonyms

  • changeable

Antonyms

  • solid
  • liquid

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

3. volatile

adjective. ['ˈvɑːlətəl'] marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments.

Synonyms

  • fickle

Antonyms

  • inconstancy
  • faithful

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

4. volatile

adjective. ['ˈvɑːlətəl'] liable to lead to sudden change or violence.

Synonyms

  • unstable

Antonyms

  • invariable
  • unexchangeable

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

5. volatile

noun. ['ˈvɑːlətəl'] a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor.

Antonyms

  • high explosive

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)
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