Associations to the word «Labile»
LABILE, adjective. Liable to slip, err, fall, or apostatize.
LABILE, adjective. Apt or likely to change.
LABILE, adjective. (chemistry) (of a compound or bond) Kinetically unstable; rapidly cleaved (and possibly reformed).
LABILE VERB, noun. (grammar) A transitive verb, such as break, burn, boil, open, start, change, or assimilate, which may be used intransitively with the object of the action as the subject.
LABILE, adjective. (chemistry, physics, biology) readily undergoing change or breakdown.
LABILE, adjective. Liable to change; "an emotionally labile person".
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.