Mutability Mu`ta*bil"i*ty, n. [L. mutabilitas: cf. F. mutabilit['e].] The quality of being mutable, or subject to change or alteration, either in form, state, or essential character; susceptibility of change; changeableness; inconstancy; variation. [1913 Webster]

Plato confessed that the heavens and the frame of the world are corporeal, and therefore subject to mutability. --Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster]

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