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flighty, flyaway, head-in-the-clouds, scatterbrainedadjective
guided by whim and fancy
"flighty young girls"
skittish, flighty, spooky, nervousadjective
unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
Given to unplanned and silly ideas or actions.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from flight.
Time, thou anticipat’st my dread exploits:
The flighty purpose never is o’ertook,
Unless the deed go with it. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
fleeting; swift; transient
indulging in flights, or wild and unrestrained sallies, of imagination, humor, caprice, etc.; given to disordered fancies and extravagant conduct; volatile; giddy; eccentric; slighty delirious
The numerical value of flighty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of flighty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of flighty in a Sentence
Western Michigan coach Tim Lester:
The biggest positive was Kaleb was a little flighty early, but he calmed down, i was very proud of the poise of that kid because this was his first Power Five game, and it’s faster. He got hit a couple times, and he kept getting up, kept getting up.
It is good to tame the mind, which is difficult to hold in, and flighty, rushing wheresoever it listeth: a tamed mind brings blessings.
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