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caprice

ca·price

caprice

 
 
pronunciation:
k pris
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sudden, impulsive change of mind or direction, or an unpredictable action.
On one of his caprices, he bought himself a yacht, but he's never gotten around to sailing it.
synonyms:
capriccio, crotchet, humor, quirk, vagary, whim, whimsy
similar words:
brain wave, eccentricity, fancy, folly, freak, idea, idiocy, idiosyncrasy, impulse, twist
definition 2: a tendency to unpredictable changes; capriciousness.
synonyms:
capriciousness, fancy, unpredictability
similar words:
eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, oddity, peculiarity
definition 3: in music, a capriccio.
synonyms:
capriccio