- Capricious Ca*pri"cious (k[.a]*pr[i^]sh"[u^]s), a. [Cf. F.
capricieux, It. capriccioso.]
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.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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