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Definition of Volatile

Volatile

  1. Passing through the air on wings, or by the buoyant force of the atmosphere; flying; having the power to fly.
  2. Capable of wasting away, or of easily passing into the aeriform state; subject to evaporation.
  3. Fig.: Light-hearted; easily affected by circumstances; airy; lively; hence, changeable; fickle; as, a volatile temper.
  4. A winged animal; wild fowl; game.

Volatile Quotations

People clinging to job security, savings, retirement plans, and other relics will be the ones financially-ravaged from 2010-2020, the most volatile world-changing decade in history.
Robert Kiyosaki

Accounting does not make corporate earnings or balance sheets more volatile. Accounting just increases the transparency of volatility in earnings.
Diane Garnick

My parents were very volatile but very loving. My father would get jealous if my mother looked at somebody. I used to be insanely jealous. It comes out of insecurity. It can come and go, but you get to the point in life where you don't have this raging jealousy and protectiveness about your world.
Felicity Kendal

As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
Jonathan Swift

My horizon on humanity is enlarged by reading the writers of poems, seeing a painting, listening to some music, some opera, which has nothing at all to do with a volatile human condition or struggle or whatever. It enriches me as a human being.
Wole Soyinka
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Volatile Translations

volatile in Swedish is flyktig
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