capricious

|kəˈprɪʃəs|

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Слово Дня - capricious - капризный, своенравный, прихотливый, непостоянный

Description

Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior.

Examples

‘a capricious and often brutal administration’
‘a capricious climate’
‘It is as if we, temperamental and capricious, have been having a stormy affair with aloof, indifferent El Niño.’
‘Let us say that on a rare, windy day in Waterloo, someone leaves a copy of our beloved Imprint on a bench outside, completely at the mercy of the fickle, capricious wind.’
‘Exhausted and in constant pain, she had to contend with vast, unfathomable personality changes that made her capricious, indecisive, impatient and intolerant.’
‘It’s an amusing idea, that even the harbingers of capitalism are subject to the ever-changing moods of capricious Mother Nature.’

Translation

капризный, своенравный, прихотливый, непостоянный

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