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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Decided or arranged without any reason or plan, often unfairly. Done capriciously.

Usage examples (33)
  • Her decision to move was entirely arbitrary.
  • An arbitrary decision
  • “But I know people that define art as anything that somebody has claimed to be art, effectively rendering the term arbitrary and useless.”
  • The existence of what we called arbitrary coherence. for more
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