mercurial Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “mercurial” in the English Dictionary

"mercurial" in British English

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uk   /mɜːˈkjʊə.ri.əl/  us   /mɜːrˈkjʊr.i-/

mercurial adjective (QUICK)

literary changingsuddenly and often: a mercurial ​temperament She was ​entertaining but ​unpredictable, with mercurial ​moodswings. literary intelligent, ​enthusiastic, and ​quick: a mercurial mind/​wit

mercurial adjective (RELATING TO MERCURY)

specialized medical containing or ​caused by ​mercury: mercurial ​drugs
(Definition of mercurial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mercurial”
in Chinese (Simplified) 多变的,反复无常的, 雄辩机智的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 多變的,反覆無常的, 機智而充滿熱忱的…
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