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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A sudden change in feeling, opinion or action. The tendency to change your mind suddenly or behave in an unexpected way.

Usage examples (31)
  • They were armed not by caprice but by a well thought out plan.
  • The husband's faithlessness is called a caprice, an adventure, a craving or madness of the senses.
  • The things we face are evil incarnate, and well, the kind of caprice evident during the hunt the other night could get you all killed.
  • Was there so much as a fault, a "caprice," he could have dispensed with? for more
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