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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of being guided by sudden unpredictable impulses
           [syn: unpredictability]
      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]