” In 1914, we often had to pacify and placate the irrational demands of a cruel and capricious dictator.”
“Capricious weather patterns often cause difficulties for meteorologists.”
given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behaviour.
“a capricious and often brutal administration”
changing according to no discernible rules; unpredictable.
“a capricious climate”
Synonyms: fickle, inconstant, changeable, variable, unstable, mercurial, volatile, erratic, vacillating, irregular, inconsistent, fitful, arbitrary
impulsive, temperamental, wild, ungovernable;
whimsical, fanciful, flighty, wayward, quirky, faddish, freakish;
unpredictable, random, chance, haphazard
“the capricious workings of fate”
Antonyms: stable, consistent
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