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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Open to change; (chemistry, physics, biology) readily undergoing change or breakdown.

Usage examples (38)
  • An emotionally labile person
  • I would, however, dispute the claim that he’s paranoid … and claiming that he’s emotionally labile is quite frankly laughable.
  • She has very, what we call labile emotions ...
  • These are referred to as labile cells. for more
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  • With "labile" (flexible) lips the flautist lured a sweet "labial" (of the lips) hum from her instrument and received a label (identification) of expert from the critics.
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