1 : of, relating to, or born under the planet Mercury. 2 : having qualities of eloquence, ingenuity, or thievishness attributed to the god Mercury or to the influence of the planet Mercury. 3 : characterized by rapid and unpredictable changeableness of mood a mercurial temper.
What is a mercurial personality?
Mercurial describes someone whose mood or behavior is changeable and unpredictable, or someone who is clever, lively, and quick.
How do you pronounce Mercuri?
What part of speech is mercurial?
adjective. changeable; volatile; fickle; flighty; erratic: a mercurial nature.
What is the meaning of fickle?
: marked by lack of steadfastness, constancy, or stability : given to erratic changeableness.
What is capricious?
: governed or characterized by caprice : impulsive, unpredictable.
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