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State of flux   /steɪt əv fləks/   Listen
State of flux

A state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action.  Synonym: flux.

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"State of flux" Quotes from Famous Books

... Secretary of State is the negro, Eddie Savoy. Eddie, in his way, is a personage. For forty years he has ushered diplomatists in and out of the Secretary's office; his short bent figure gives the only air of permanence to an institution which seems to be in a constant state of flux. When the Lansing appointment was announced Mr. Knox observed: "I would as soon ask Eddie Savoy an opinion on ...
— The Mirrors of Washington • Anonymous

... present, explain and promote "our solution" to various problems confronting the world. During this period of universal upheaval and momentous crisis, when all the ingredients, we would say of the social and economic fabric are in a state of flux,—like bronze in fusion,—Catholic leaders should be to the front to supply the casts of Christian civilization. If in the public press, the legislative assemblies, the labor meetings, public gatherings, where mind meets mind, ...
— Catholic Problems in Western Canada • George Thomas Daly

Words linked to "State of flux" :   flux, state

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