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

 ca·pri·cious /kəˈprɪʃəs, ˈpri-/

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

      adj 1: changeable; "a capricious summer breeze"; "freakish weather"
             [syn: freakish]
      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]