Alterable vs Fitful - What's the difference?

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Alterable is a related term of fitful.


As adjectives the difference between alterable and fitful

is that alterable is alterable while fitful is irregular; unsteady; characterized by fits.

alterable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Capable of being changed, changeable, mutable
  • Antonyms

    * inalterable * unalterable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something that can be altered; a variable.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    fitful

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Irregular; unsteady; characterized by fits.
  • His breathing was fitful .
  • *1605 , Shakespeare, Macbeth ,
  • [...] Duncan is in his grave;
    After life's fitful fever he sleeps well;
  • *1851 ,
  • *:The cabin lamp—taking long swings this way and that— was burning fitfully, and casting fitful shadows upon the old man’s bolted door [...]
  • *2012 , The Economist, The economy: Don’t say “green shoots”
  • *:So fitful has Britain’s economy been that any good news is understandably snatched at.
  • Derived terms

    * fitfully * fitfulness