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WOW – Word of the Week Capricious

capricious: adjective:

given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behaviour.
“a capricious and often brutal administration”

Word of the Week: changing according to no discernible rules; unpredictable.
“a capricious climate”

” In 1914, we often had to pacify and placate the irrational demands of a cruel and capricious dictator.”wordaweekspray

Capricious weather patterns often cause difficulties for meteorologists.”

 capricious:  adjective:

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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Scandinavian culture, literature and traditions are close to Amanda's heart, even though she is an Australian. Travel broadens the mind, so Amanda travels whenever she can. She is an avid crime fiction reader, and enjoys travel photography, writing and a variety of crafts, and traditional art forms. Politically aware and egalitarian by nature, she has a strong environmental bent. Take a look and say hi!

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