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fluctuant

[fluhk-choo-uh nt] /ˈflʌk tʃu ənt/
adjective
1.
fluctuating; varying; unstable.
2.
undulating; moving or seeming to move in waves.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; < Latin fluctuant- (stem of fluctuāns) (present participle of fluctuāre to undulate). See fluctuate, -ant
Related forms
unfluctuant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un fluctuant

fluctuant

/ˈflʌktjʊənt/
adjective
1.
inclined to vary or fluctuate; unstable
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Word Origin and History for un fluctuant

fluctuant

adj.

1550s, from Latin fluctuantem (nominative fluctuans), present participle of fluctuare "to move in waves" (see fluctuation).

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