Flighty

Flight"y

(?), a. 1. Fleeting; swift; transient.
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The flighty purpose never is o'ertook,
Unless the deed go with it.
Shak.
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2. Indulging in flights, or wild and unrestrained sallies, of imagination, humor, caprice, etc.; given to disordered fancies and extravagant conduct; volatile; giddy; eccentric; slighty delirious.
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Proofs of my flighty and paradoxical turn of mind.
Coleridge.
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A harsh disciplinarian and a flighty enthusiast.
J. S. Harford.
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