capriciously


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ca·pri·cious

 (kə-prĭsh′əs, -prē′shəs)
adj.
Characterized by, arising from, or subject to caprice; impulsive or unpredictable: capricious decisions; capricious weather.

ca·pri′cious·ly adv.
ca·pri′cious·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.capriciously - unpredictably; "the weather has been freakishly variable"
2.capriciously - in a capricious manner; "there were Turk's head lilies and patches of iris , islands of brilliant blue set capriciously in the green sea"
Translations
بِصزرَةٍ مُتَقَلِّبَه، بِنَزَوة
náladověrozmarně
impulsivtlunefuldt
á duttlungafullan hátt
rozmarne
kaprislemaymun iştahlılıkla

capriciously

[kəˈprɪʃəslɪ] ADVcaprichosamente

capriciously

adv act, behavelaunenhaft; decide, do stheiner Laune gehorchend (geh)

capriciously

[kəˈprɪʃəslɪ] advcapricciosamente

caprice

(kəˈpriːs) noun
1. an especially unreasonable sudden change of mind etc; a whim. I'm tired of the old man and his caprices.
2. a fanciful and lively piece of music etc.
capricious (kəˈpriʃəs) adjective
changeable. She may change her mind – she's very capricious.
caˈpriciously adverb
caˈpriciousness noun
References in classic literature ?
Though in the course of his continual voyagings Ahab must often before have noticed a similar sight, yet, to any monomaniac man, the veriest trifles capriciously carry meanings.
If you tell me that, so far as you know, your husband capriciously struck you out of his will, without assignable reason or motive for doing so, and without other obvious explanation of his conduct than that he acted in this matter entirely under the influence of Mrs.
So capriciously were the people moved, that tears immediately rolled down several ferocious countenances which had been glaring at the prisoner a moment before, as if with impatience to pluck him out into the streets and kill him.
Then the level of the bank would sink capriciously.
The fire of the heavens cast red reflections on the polished surface, and these reflections, flying off capriciously, seemed to be angry looks launched by the unfortunate, instead of imprecations.
And the little princess began to cry capriciously like a suffering child and to wring her little hands even with some affectation.
These spells of inspiration never burnt steadily, but flickered over the gigantic mass of the subject as capriciously as a will-o'-the- wisp, lighting now on this point, now on that.
Glenarm dream, when she capriciously stopped a servant going by with some glasses of lemonade, that the wretched old creature who offered the tray contemplated corresponding with her before the week was out, in the double character of her "Well-Wisher" and her "True Friend.
Arrived at the door, the impulse capriciously left her.
To the left ran a line of mountains capriciously shaped, lying in the full light.
They seem to think that rules are made capriciously, and for the pleasure of the masters; but this is not so.
The fact was that disease played with us capriciously very much as the winds did.