Thesaurus / capricious
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
He maintained that the first allegiance of a Catholic was to the example of Christ, not to the church’s hierarchy and what he considered its capricious and outmoded rules.
HANS KÜNG, CATHOLIC THEOLOGIAN WHO CHALLENGED PAPAL AUTHORITY, DIES AT 93MATT SCHUDELAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The nose more particularly appears and disappears in a capricious way in the drawings of the same child.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
But this sudden blow was a reminder that fate had been capricious to spoiled darlings before.
Mariamne had grown more fantastic, and capricious, and wayward than ever.
There was also a moral reaction, and the boy became capricious, irritable, and unlike his former self.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
No, give me deserts or precipices,—anything fixed and solid is better than this capricious, ever-changing sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But the Ocean is a capricious old fellow, who takes all shapes and sings in many voices.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
The merchant would no longer expose his cargoes to the mountainous billows and capricious gales of the Antarctic seas.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
They are petulant, capricious, and despite their apparent energy they accomplish nothing.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
For example, what could be so absurd as the natural realization of some of these capricious ornaments?
WORDS RELATED TO CAPRICIOUS
- at odds
- at variance
- in conflict
- out of step
- far out
- off the wall
- out in left field
- way out
- high living
- out of control
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