Definitions for fugitiveness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fu•gi•tiveˈfyu dʒɪ tɪv(n.)

  1. a person who is fleeing from prosecution or intolerable circumstances.

  2. (adj.)having taken flight, or run away:

    a fugitive convict.

  3. fleeting; transitory.

  4. dealing with subjects of passing interest, as writings; ephemeral:

    fugitive essays.

  5. wandering, roving, or vagabond.

Origin of fugitive:

1350–1400; ME fugitif < OF < L fugitīvus fleeing



  1. fugitiveness(Noun)

    The quality of being fugitive; evanescence; volatility.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fugitiveness(noun)

    the quality or condition of being fugitive; evanescence; volatility; fugacity; instability


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