Inconstancy in a sentence

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Definition of Inconstancy

  • The quality or state of being inconstant; lack of constancy; mutability; fickleness; variableness.
  • the quality of being changeable and variable
  • unfaithfulness by virtue of being unreliable or treacherous

How to use inconstancy in a sentence. Inconstancy pronunciation.

What increased the kind feelings of the Empress for this lady was that she thought her distressed by the Emperor's inconstancy.
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Inconstancy of heart is the special attribute of man; but he deems it his privilege as well, and when woman disputes the palm with him on this ground, he cries aloud as if the victim of a robber.
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I have suffer'd more for their sakes, more than the villainous inconstancy of man's disposition is able to bear. QUICKLY.
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He paused, looked keenly at her, a good-humored smile in those eyes of his so fascinating to women because of their frank wavering of an inconstancy it would indeed be a triumph to seize and hold.
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How often have I tempted Suffolk's tongue, The agent of thy foul inconstancy, To sit and witch me, as Ascanius did When he to madding Dido would unfold His father's acts commenc'd in burning Troy!
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During the whole of the conversation, I could see the eyes of my two dear little wives sparkling with pleasure, and they reconquered all their influence over my heart in spite of my love for Therese, whose image was, all the same, brilliant in my soul: this was a passing infidelity, but not inconstancy.
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The corpulent hairdresser was still sitting in his slippers outside his shop-door there, but the twirling ladies in the window, with the natural inconstancy of their sex, had ceased to twirl, and were languishing, stock still, with their beautiful faces addressed to blind corners of the establishment, where it was impossible for admirers to penetrate.
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He looks upon marriage itself as a tacit acknowledgment of inconstancy in love, and declares that if the passion existed in its truest form between man and woman any sort of formal or legal tie would be needless,-as love, if it be love, does not and cannot change.
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Giorgione died broken-hearted, through his ladylove's inconstancy.
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And growing from thy Jewish wilfulness, It would be most unfaithful and untrue That I should thus reward inconstancy.
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Something a little more stable because a little more reasonable must appear at the end to replace the inconstancy and unrest which have up to now characterized the relations of peoples to each other.
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It is not uncommon in crossing the new States of the West to meet with deserted dwellings in the midst of the wilds; the traveller frequently discovers the vestiges of a log house in the most solitary retreats, which bear witness to the power, and no less to the inconstancy of man.
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When governments display so much weakness, and laws so much inconstancy, the danger is self-evident, but it is no longer possible to avoid it; to be effectual, measures must be taken to discover its approach.
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I will take the blame of it all, sweet," and he smoothed her hair and kissed her and held her close and tried to comfort her; and it seemed to him that he could indeed take all the blame of her inconstancy and distrust, and could even bear his self-reproach for her sake, so much he loved her.
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Is inconstancy to women cruelty and want of principle?
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A peculiar evil of these confidential friendships is, that they are most liable to occur, when, from their youth, their victims are the least guarded; and, at the same time, from inconstancy, the most liable to change.
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The open air, the inconstancy of their labour, the sufficiency of their food, and the quantity of healthy exercise, necessarily render these Arabs of civilization the healthiest part of the people.
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The name and the remembrances connected with it, prepare us for the representation of attachment no less faithful than fervent on the side of the youth, and of sudden and shameless inconstancy on the part of the lady.
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Take notice in this enchanting scene of the contrast of Romeo’s love with his former fancy; and weigh the skill shown in justifying him from his inconstancy by making us feel the difference of his passion.
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He married several wives, but divorced them with the most fickle inconstancy.
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Examples of Inconstancy

Example #1
For my part, I have always believed that Madame Gazani's attachment to the Emperor was sincere, and her pride must have suffered when she was dismissed; but she had no difficulty in consoling herself in the midst of the homage and adoration which naturally surrounded such a pretty woman.
Example #2
From this time the Empress was a firm friend of Madame Gazani, who accompanied her to Malmaison and Navarre.
Example #3
Rest assured this theory is no paradox; as proven by the prodigies of patient devotion-tenacious, inviolable-every day displayed by women of the lower classes, whose natures, if gross, retain their primitive sincerity.
Example #4
The truth is, women are generally remarkable for the tenacity of their ideas and for fidelity to their sentiments.
Example #5
And have not they suffer'd?
Example #6
And so they shall be both bestowed.