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Protean

Meaning refers to being changeable in terms of form, shape and character. Related to proteus

Mar 15, 2013 18:06 IST
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Protean: Adjective
Pronunciation: PROH-tee-uh’ n, proh-TEE
Difficulty Level: High
Meaning: refers to being changeable in terms of form, shape and character. Related to proteus

Usage/Example

1. Amoebas are protean organisms
2. As such, your 'country' might prove to be too protean a receptacle for your conscience.

The Times of India, Carry a torch for your conscience and country, 9 Apr 2008

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