Definition of "vicissitudes" []

  • Variations in circumstance, fortune, character, etc, you have to deal with
  • Plural form of vicissitude. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vicissitudes" in a sentence
  • "Mrs. Bell comments that the term vicissitudes does not occur in the text (and, I daresay, courtship and marriage do not occur as chapter headings, either)."
  • "I would build big positions in companies I loved and own them over time regardless of the short-term vicissitudes."
  • "In the centre is a family and its vicissitudes from the end of the"