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Definition of Caprice


  1. An abrupt change in feeling, opinion, or action, proceeding from some whim or fancy; a freak; a notion.
  2. See Capriccio.

Caprice Quotations

The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.

She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a caprice?

Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates.
J. K. Rowling

I used this line to demonstrate how important colors are in movies: It's not a caprice.
Pedro Almodovar

Classic art was the art of necessity: modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.
Max Eastman
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Caprice Translations

caprice in Dutch is nuk, gril, bevlieging, bui, kuur
caprice in Finnish is oikku
caprice in French is caprice
caprice in German is Laune
caprice in Italian is capriccio
caprice in Latin is libido
caprice in Norwegian is lune
caprice in Spanish is capricho
caprice in Swedish is nyck

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