Definition of capriciously adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kəˈprɪʃəsli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kəˈprɪʃəsli//
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  1. 1in a way that shows sudden changes in attitude or behaviour without good reason laws that capriciously interfere with personal freedom
  2. 2in a way that changes suddenly and quickly without an obvious pattern synonym unpredictably The disease spread capriciously, causing some 31 000 estimated deaths.