Arbitrary synonyms

är'bĭ-trĕr'ē
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Difficult to foretell or foresee:
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Being fully such; utter:
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Of an assertion, that is contradictory or not supported.
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Not knowledgeable about science or the scientific method.
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Capable of reasoning; rational:
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In agreement; compatible:
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Marked by a lack of responsibility:
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Disdainful or contemptuous; full of or characterized by pride or scorn; haughty
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Subject to sudden change; unpredictable
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Without planning or thinking ahead
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Stating opinion in an assertive or arrogant manner
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Said or done on purpose; deliberate:
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Having no fixed or regular course; wandering:
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Of or pertaining to absolutism; arbitrary; despotic; uncompromising. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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That does not reflect light or sound
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At face value.
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Despotic
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Characterized by or resulting from caprice, inconsistency in feeling or purpose, a whim, or an unpredictable or impulsive behavior. See also arbitrary.
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Characteristic of a tyrant or tyranny; despotic and oppressive:
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Able to reason; reasoning; in possession of one's reason or sanity
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Having, applying, or showing sound judgment; wise and careful
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In accord with procedures, methods, conduct and accepted conventions of modern science.
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Reached after or carried out with careful thought; deliberate:
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Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat.
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Having or displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance.
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Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight.
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Showing poor judgment; not discreet or wise
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Having very strong opinions.
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Not determined by reason; capricious; arbitrary; irrational.
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Pertaining to subjects as opposed to objects (A subject is one who perceives or is aware; an object is the thing perceived or the thing that the subject is aware of.)
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(Somewhat colloquial) Apropos of nothing; lacking context; unexpected; having apparent lack of plan, cause, or reason.
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The definition of chance is accidental or not expected or planned.
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Something that will last for only a limited period of time; transitory. Temporary is meaningless with regard to the duration of the length of time that it will last; however, it is used to designate absence of permanence.
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Not planned or thought out in advance:
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Lacking the power to reason
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Without a motive.
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Without adequate determining principle: said of actions or ideas
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Not known or established; questionable:
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Administered by a proxy
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Without adequate determining principle: said of actions or ideas
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Tending to tell others what to do in an presumptuous manner.
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Believing in, relating to, characterized by, or enforcing unquestioning obedience to authority, as that of a dictator, rather than individual freedom of judgment and action
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Being a bigot; biased; strongly prejudiced; forming opinions without just cause.
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Tending to give orders to others, especially when unwarranted; domineering.
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Marked by a disposition to find and point out trivial faults:
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Acting or ruling as a despot, tyrannical.
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Not continuing to grow at an apical meristem. In the cyme, a determinate inflorescence, for example, the first floret develops at the end of the meristem, and no further elongation of the inflorescence can occur.
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Acting or done in an overbearing or arbitrary manner
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Not capable of being persuaded by entreaty; relentless:
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(Slang) HIV positive.
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Manifesting or originating from partiality or preference:
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Laid down; absolute or positive, like a law.
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Totalitarian means relating to a government where the ruler or ruling group has complete control.
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Not controlled or held in check; immoderate:
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Plural form of dictum
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Of fact, opinion, principle, etc.
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The manner or character of a dogmatist; arrogance or positiveness in stating opinion.
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(Rhetoric) An unproved proposition that is accepted solely on the authority of someone who is known to have asserted it; a dogmatic statement; a dictum.
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Democratic is defined as something related to the U.S. political party, the Democrats.
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Careful to consider all related circumstances before acting, judging, or deciding
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Which is based on reasoning; which is the result of logical thought
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(Chiefly of a person) Inclined to pass judgment, critical.
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Of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or general
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Alternative form of absolutist.[First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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Of, pertaining to, or marked by autarchy; autocratic.
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Having and exercising complete political power and control
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Tyrannical; despotic, oppressive, unjust, etc.
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Unexpected.
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Based on individual judgment or discretion
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Upper, outer, superior, excessive, or extra
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Having and exercising complete political power and control
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Alternative form of humoursome.
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Not mandatory.
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Produced by or resulting from a sudden impulse
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The definition of crotchety is someone grumpy, stubborn or irritable.
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Without adequate determining principle: said of actions or ideas
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Having or showing little intelligence and experience
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Not arbitrary.
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