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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•cis•si•tudevɪˈsɪs ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud(n.)

  1. regular change or succession of one state or thing to another.

  2. change or variation; mutation; mutability.

  3. vicissitudes, successive or changing phases or conditions, as of life or fortune; ups and downs.

Origin of vicissitude:

1560–70; < L vicissitūdō=viciss(im) in turn +cessim giving way, adv. der. of cēdere to go, proceed

vi•cis`si•tu′di•nar`y-nˌɛr i(adj.)vi•cis`si•tu′di•nous


  1. vicissitudinary(Adjective)

    pertaining to change, alteration, or mutation.

  2. Origin: From vicissitudo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vicissitudinary(adj)

    subject to vicissitudes


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