Definition of MERCURIAL

Adjective : MERCURIAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) liable to sudden unpredictable change; "erratic behavior"; "fickle weather"; "mercurial twists of temperament"; "a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next" ;

  • 2. (

    ) relating to or under the (astrological) influence of the planet Mercury; "the Mercurial canals" ;

  • 3. (

    ) relating to or having characteristics (eloquence, shrewdness, swiftness, thievishness) attributed to the god Mercury; "more than Mercurial thievishness" ;

  • 4. (

    ) relating to or containing or caused by mercury; "mercurial preparations"; "mercurial sore mouth" ;


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