Definition of Volatile


  • a volatile substance
    a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor
    "it was heated to evaporate the volatiles"


  • tending to vary often or widely
    "volatile stocks"
    "volatile emotions"
  • marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments
    "fickle friends"
    "a flirt's volatile affections"
  • liable to lead to sudden change or violence
    "an explosive issue"
    "a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation"
  • evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures
    "volatile oils"
    "volatile solvents"
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Word games points for the Volatile

  • Scrabble® score of the volatile (11)
  • Word Chums® score of the volatile (15)
  • Words With Friends® score of the volatile (14)

Unscramble volatile

161 unscramble word found using the letters volatile.

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