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 for mutability
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mutability \Mu`ta*bil"i*ty\, n. [L. mutabilitas: cf. F.
     The quality of being mutable, or subject to change or
     alteration, either in form, state, or essential character;
     susceptibility of change; changeableness; inconstancy;
     [1913 Webster]
           Plato confessed that the heavens and the frame of the
           world are corporeal, and therefore subject to
           mutability.                              --Stillingfleet.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the quality of being capable of mutation [syn:
           mutability, mutableness] [ant: fixity,
           immutability, immutableness]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  72 Moby Thesaurus words for "mutability":
     adaptability, adjustability, alterability, caducity,
     capriciousness, changeability, changeableness, changefulness,
     choppiness, corruptibility, dappleness, death, deviation,
     difference, differentiation, disorder, divarication, divergence,
     diversification, ephemerality, ephemeralness, evanescence,
     finitude, fleetingness, flexibility, fluidity, fugacity,
     impermanence, impermanency, inconsistency, inconstancy, inequality,
     instability, irregularity, jerkiness, malleability, mercuriality,
     mobility, modifiability, momentariness, mortality, motleyness,
     movability, nonconformism, nonconformity, nonstandardization,
     nonuniformity, perishability, permutability, plasticity, pluralism,
     raggedness, resilience, rubberiness, suppleness, transience,
     transiency, transientness, transitoriness, unconformism,
     unconformity, unevenness, unorthodoxy, unsteadiness, variability,
     variation, variegation, variety, variousness, versatility,
     volatility, wavering

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