Ca·pri·cious a. Governed or characterized by caprice; apt to change suddenly; freakish; whimsical; changeable. “Capricious poet.” --Shak. “Capricious humor.” --Hugh Miller.
A capricious partiality to the Romish practices. --Hallam.
Syn: -- Freakish; whimsical; fanciful; fickle; crotchety; fitful; wayward; changeable; unsteady; uncertain; inconstant; arbitrary.
-- Ca*pri*cious*ly, adv. -- Ca*pri*cious*ness, n.
n 1: the quality of being guided by sudden unpredictable impulses
2: the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or
caprice than from reason or judgment; "I despair at the
flightiness and whimsicality of my memory" [syn: flightiness,
arbitrariness, whimsicality, whimsy, whimsey]