1. graded adjective & adjective Someone who is capricious often changes their mind unexpectedly. ⇒ The Union accused Walesa of being capricious and undemocratic. ⇒ ...capricious and often brutal leaders. capriciousness
uncountable noun ⇒ Lady racehorse owners have a reputation for capriciousness. 2. graded adjective
Something that is capricious often changes unexpectedly. [literary] unpredictable ⇒ Both sides were troubled throughout by a capricious wind. ⇒ ...a theatre with notoriously capricious acoustics.
capriciousness uncountable noun [usu N of n] unpredictability ⇒ Pat stuck it out, despite the capriciousness and inhospitality of the English weather.
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