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See definition of arbitrariness on Dictionary.com
  • as infanaticism
  • as inunreasonableness

synonyms for arbitrariness

  • bigotry
  • extremism
  • hatred
  • intolerance
  • zeal
  • zealotry
  • abandonment
  • bias
  • contumacy
  • dedication
  • devotion
  • dogma
  • enthusiasm
  • faction
  • frenzy
  • immoderation
  • infatuation
  • injustice
  • madness
  • monomania
  • obsessiveness
  • obstinacy
  • partiality
  • partisanship
  • passion
  • prejudice
  • rage
  • single-mindedness
  • stubbornness
  • superstition
  • tenacity
  • transport
  • unfairness
  • unruliness
  • violence
  • willfulness
  • incorrigibility
  • unreasonableness

antonyms for arbitrariness

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  • apathy
  • calmness
  • dislike
  • doubt
  • fairness
  • impartiality
  • indifference
  • irresolution
  • justice
  • peace
  • peacefulness
  • disinterest
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    How to use arbitrariness in a sentence

    There was also a huge focus on microtransaction boosters, which made arbitrary requirements to the player that encouraged spending, or more grinding.
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    People who have applied for services describe an arduous and arbitrary qualifying process.
    PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WERE PROMISED HELP. INSTEAD, THEY FACE DELAYS AND DENIALS.BY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STAR, WITH DATA ANALYSIS BY ALEX DEVOID, ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
    While firms can turn to the courts if they view CFIUS’s actions as arbitrary or heavy-handed, this may be a long shot.
    HOW THE SECRETIVE CFIUS BECAME A POWERFUL WEAPON IN THE TRADE WARSJEFFOCTOBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
    Israel operates a complex permit regime for Palestinians, described by human rights groups as exploitative and arbitrary.
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    She knows that the signifier has an arbitrary relationship with the signified.
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    She is chosen, not by any momentary arbitrariness, but as a result of foregoing hereditary conditions: she obeys.
    GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. III (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
    There can be no irregularity, inconsistency, arbitrariness or caprice in His doings, for such would mean injustice.
    THE VITALITY OF MORMONISM--BRIEF ESSAYSJAMES E. TALMAGE
    The assumption has been that arbitrariness was the chief feature of the whole process.
    THE BIBLE AND LIFEEDWIN HOLT HUGHES
    All law is supposed to be just, otherwise it is arbitrariness and not law.
    ELEMENTS OF MORALSPAUL JANET
    Sometimes she opposes and quarrels with her, if the mother has less tact than arbitrariness.
    THE GIRL OF THE PERIOD AND OTHER SOCIAL ESSAYS, VOL. II (OF 2)ELIZA LYNN LINTON
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