ca·pri·cious /kəˈprɪʃəs, ˈpri-/
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.
adj 1: changeable; "a capricious summer breeze"; "freakish weather"
2: determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by
necessity or reason; "a capricious refusal";
"authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious"; "the
victim of whimsical persecutions" [syn: impulsive, whimsical]