Definitions for vicissitudevɪˈsɪs ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vicissitude(noun)

    a variation in circumstances or fortune at different times in your life or in the development of something

    "the project was subject to the usual vicissitudes of exploratory research"

  2. vicissitude(noun)

    mutability in life or nature (especially successive alternation from one condition to another)


  1. Vicissitude(n.)

    (pl.) Changing conditions of fortune in one's life; life's ups and downs.

  2. Origin: [L. vicissitudo, fr. vicis change, turn: cf. F. vicissitude. See Vicarious.]


  1. vicissitude(Noun)

    Regular change or succession from one thing to another, or one part of a cycle to the next; alternation; mutual succession; interchange.

  2. vicissitude(Noun)

    a change, especially in one's life or fortunes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vicissitude(noun)

    regular change or succession from one thing to another; alternation; mutual succession; interchange

  2. Vicissitude(noun)

    irregular change; revolution; mutation

  3. Origin: [L. vicissitudo, fr. vicis change, turn: cf. F. vicissitude. See Vicarious.]

Translations for vicissitude

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Wandel, UnbeständigkeitGerman
  • vicisitudSpanish
  • vaihtelu, käänneFinnish
  • vicissitudeFrench
  • vicissitudineItalian
  • უკუღმართობა, ცვალებადობაGeorgian
  • wisselvalligheid, onbestendigheidDutch
  • vicissitudePortuguese
  • vicisitudineRomanian
  • чередование, превратность, непостоянство, сменаRussian

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