Capricious



subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or unpredictable change; erratic:
He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react.
Obsolete. fanciful or witty.
Contemporary Examples

Ted Cruz is Still Not Here to Make Friends Jamelle Bouie February 25, 2014
Pope Francis’s Trip to Rio: The Security Challenge Barbie Latza Nadeau June 21, 2013
The Virgin Suicides’ Sweet 16 Nadine Rubin July 21, 2009
Jennifer Finney Boylan’s ‘How I Write’ Interview Noah Charney June 19, 2012
How to Justify Russian Aggression Michael Moynihan March 8, 2014

Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7 Various
The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
Yankee Gypsies John Greenleaf Whittier
A Little Book of Profitable Tales Eugene Field
Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture

adjective
characterized by or liable to sudden unpredictable changes in attitude or behaviour; impulsive; fickle
adj.

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