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capricious

capricious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word capricious

Definition
(adj) changeable
Synonyms : freakish
Example Sentence
  • a capricious summer breeze
  • freakish weather

Definition
(adj) determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason
Synonyms : impulsive , whimsical
Example Sentence
  • a capricious refusal
  • authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious
  • the victim of whimsical persecutions

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for capricious

ca(CAR) + PRIC(PRICE)...PRICE OF cars nowadays is becoming unpredictable with the launch of Tata's 1 lakh car.
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by preetisoni2411

CAPRICONS(SUN SIGN) ARE GENERALLY IMPULSIVE N UNPREDICTABLE PEOPLE
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by viren

Capricorn the goat(zodiac symbol) is capricious
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by machinist

if u wear Capri(a dress, also called 3/4th) in place of formal dress, it will be UNPREDICTABLE, ERRATIC.
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by Administrator

Wearing a ricious cap (cap full of cooked rice=capricious)? Angry?
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by sanjeev

CAPricious- CAP rounds (for entrance of medical or engg. courses) are so impredictable
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by rohan88

cap of himesh reshammiya is very PRECIOUS he would be unpredictable when its stolen
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by leontk.ltk

A cowboy rides into town. He goes into the general store to buy a new pair of jeans. He impulsively changes mind and buys CAPRI-Pants instead. Now that's capricious!
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by logintel

part of this word is "Capri".. usually capri's are low waist... its very unpredictable when it may fall of ur waist.. its so loose..
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by RajeshBorkar

CA(calcium)is precious ..it is not predictable when our teeth weakens
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by joxeusindia

It sounds like cap-riches. Imagine a guy at a casino with his cap under where the money comes out of a slot machine. You never know the outcome of the slot machine. He might not get anything or he might get riches.
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by singha

Being Capricious is not facetious because it happens on a whim.
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by Yank

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