Definition of CAPRICE

a sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action <an out-of-character caprice led him to take the day off from work and go to the beach>
Synonyms bee, caprice, crank, fancy, freak, humor, kink, maggot, megrim, notion, vagary, vagrancy, whimsy (also whimsey)
an inclination to sudden illogical changes of mind, ideas, or actions <his knack for picking racetrack winners appears to owe as much to caprice as it does to a canny assessment of horseflesh>

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