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Definition of capricious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    capricious

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//kəˈprɪʃəs//
     
    , NAmE//kəˈpriʃəs//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1showing sudden changes in attitude or behavior synonym unpredictable a movie star who was capricious and difficult to please
  2. 2changing suddenly and quickly synonym changeable a capricious climate
capriciously
 
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adverb
capriciousness
 
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noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: capricious