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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

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

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

However much I have frequented the mystics, deep down I have always sided with the Devil; unable to equal him in power, I have tried to be worthy of him, at least, in insolence, acrimony, arbitrariness and caprice.
Emil Cioran

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

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