vagary - Dictionary definition and meaning for word vagary

(noun) an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.)
Example Sentence
  • the vagaries of the weather
  • his wealth fluctuates with the vagaries of the stock market
  • he has dealt with human vagaries for many years

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sounds like beggary.If you invest too much money in the stock market,it may lead to beggary because of the vagary (unpredictable) nature of the stock market.
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A vague person shows vagary
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Too many VAGARIES in the stockmarket can make you a VAGABOND.
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Seeing any car my friend always keeps saying "WAH kya GARI hai".i couldnt understand why he cannot stick to one choice and changes choice every short it is his vagary that could not be explained.
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wagh+ghari....waghala ghari palana hi ek odd idea ahe....
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if stock market goes vagary...u have to do beggary lol...!!!
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In Nepali a Begari(बेगारी ) person does not have any job or work, hence capricious or whimsical ideas come to his mind suddenly and irregulary and his ideas are often vagary.
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sounds like jaggery which can bring sudden change of taste on your tounge...
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vagary, split it as vag(wage)+ ary(wary), wages may vary suddenly(vagary), so be wary
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Gary(Kristen) was alwaz doubtful in takin sehwag in the team.Vagary-Change of mind
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vagary = beggar ppl can make any move infront of you to get money from you i.e unpredictable behavior.
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