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 Dictionary entry overview: What does labile mean? 

LABILE (adjective)
  The adjective LABILE has 2 senses:

1. (chemistry, physics, biology) readily undergoing change or breakdown
2. open to change; liable to change

  Familiarity information: LABILE used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

LABILE (adjective)

Sense 1labile [BACK TO TOP]


(chemistry, physics, biology) readily undergoing change or breakdown


reactive (participating readily in reactions)

Domain category:

biological science; biology (the science that studies living organisms)

Sense 2labile [BACK TO TOP]


Open to change; liable to change

Context example:

an emotionally labile person


imbalanced; unbalanced (being or thrown out of equilibrium)

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