Caprice synonyms

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The definition of a whim is a sudden desire to do something that wasn't planned.
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An extravagant or erratic notion or action:
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A vague thought
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A romantic liking or interest:
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(Physiology) The electrochemical transmission of a signal along a nerve fiber that produces an excitatory or inhibitory response at a target tissue, such as a muscle or another nerve.
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An eccentric trait or habit; peculiarity
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An odd, whimsical, or stubborn notion.
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(Architecture) An acute angle dividing a molding; a groove that runs lengthwise between the upper part of a moulding and a soffit
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An unusual, unexpected, or fanciful idea; a whim.
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Aqueous humor.
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A soft, legless larva of a fly or other dipterous insect, that often eats decomposing organic matter.
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A type of European deep water flatfish, Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis; the whiff or sail-fluke.
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The quality of being capricious.
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The quality of being fanciful
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A whimsical speech, notion, or action; caprice
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The quality of being flighty.
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The quality of being fickle.
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The condition of being able to suffer some changes
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A grotesque performer or clown.
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A prank; whim; caprice
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Something that is currently the fashion; fad
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A fashion that is taken up with great enthusiasm for a brief period of time; a craze.
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A tight curl, twist, or bend in a length of thin material, hair etc.
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(Gram.) A characteristic of verbs that involves the speaker's attitude toward the action expressed, indicating whether this is regarded as a fact (indicative mood), as a matter of supposition, desire, possibility, etc. (subjunctive mood), or as a command (imperative mood); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic (mood is shown by inflection, as in Latin, or analytically with auxiliaries, as English may, might, should, or by both)
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(Obsolete) An unexpected occurrence; a surprise.
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Calmness of mind or emotions; composure:
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Alternative spelling of whimsy.
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The quality of being willful; obstinacy
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The characteristic of being dependable; the ability to be depended upon.
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(Computing) An identifier that is bound to an invariant value; a fixed value given a name to aid in readability of source code.
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Firmness of mind or purpose; resoluteness
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A gathering for a specific purpose, e.g. a sewing bee or a quilting bee.
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(Obsolete) An outbreak; a caprice; a whim.
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(--- Archaic) Estimation or opinion of something, especially when favorable.
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Plural form of thought
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A light, fanciful or playful musical composition; capriccio
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Absence of a motive.
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A kind of sentimental ballad.
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Synonym Study

  • Crotchet implies great eccentricity and connotes stubbornness in opposition to prevailing thought, usually on some insignificant point his crotchets concerning diet
  • Vagary suggests a highly unusual or extravagant notion the vagaries of fashion in women's clothes
  • Whim and whimsy can both refer to an idle, quaint, or curious notion, but whim more often suggests willfulness and whimsy fancifulness pursuing a whim, he wrote a poem full of whimsy
  • Caprice refers to a sudden, impulsive, apparently unmotivated turn of mind or emotion discharged at the caprice of a foreman
Find another word for caprice. In this page you can discover 43 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for caprice, like: whim, vagary, notion, fancy, impulse, eccentricity, crotchet, quirk, freak, whimsy and humor.