Synonyms and related words:
Doppler effect, about-face, abstraction, accommodation, adaptation, adjustment, alienation, alteration, amelioration, apostasy, arrearage, arrhythmia, betterment, breach, break, brokenness, caesura, capriciousness, change, change of heart, changeableness, choppiness, clearance, constructive change, continuity, conversion, defalcation, defect, defection, deficiency, deficit, degeneration, degenerative change, deracination, desultoriness, detachment, deterioration, deviation, difference, disarrangement, disarticulation, disassociation, disconnectedness, disconnection, disengagement, disjointing, disjunction, dislocation, displacement, distance between, disunion, divergence, diversification, diversion, diversity, division, divorce, divorcement, double space, eccentricity, em space, en space, erraticness, fibrillation, fitfulness, fits and starts, fitting, flip-flop, fluctuation, forcible shift, freeboard, gap, gradual change, hair space, half space, heterotopia, hiatus, hole, improvement, incoherence, inconstancy, interim, intermediate space, intermittence, interruption, interspace, interstice, interval, irregularity, isolation, jerkiness, jump, lack, lacuna, leap, leeway, luxation, margin, melioration, missing link, mitigation, modification, modulation, need, nonuniformity, omission, opening, outage, overthrow, parting, partition, patchiness, qualification, radical change, re-creation, realignment, red shift, redesign, reform, reformation, remaking, removal, renewal, reshaping, restructuring, reversal, revival, revivification, revolution, ripping out, room, roughness, segmentation, separation, separatism, shift, shortage, single space, space, space between, spasticity, sporadicity, sporadicness, spottiness, stagger, subdivision, subtraction, sudden change, switch, time interval, total change, transition, turn, turnabout, ullage, uncertainty, unevenness, unhinging, unjointing, unmethodicalness, unpredictability, unsteadiness, unsystematicness, upheaval, uprooting, variability, variation, variety, violent change, want, wantage, whimsicality, withdrawal, wobble, worsening, zoning

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