Meaning of “capricious” in the English Dictionary

"capricious" in British English

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capriciousadjective

uk /kəˈprɪʃ.əs/ us /kəˈprɪʃ.əs/ literary
capriciously
adverb uk /kəˈprɪʃ.əs.li/ us /kəˈprɪʃ.əs.li/
capriciousness
noun [ U ] uk /kəˈprɪʃ.əs.nəs/ us /kəˈprɪʃ.əs.nəs/

(Definition of “capricious” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"capricious" in American English

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capriciousadjective

us /kəˈprɪʃ·əs, -ˈpri·ʃəs/

likely to change, or reacting to a sudden desire or new idea:

We have had very capricious weather lately.

(Definition of “capricious” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)