Part of speech: noun

A sudden unreasonable change; a whim; freak; capricious disposition.

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Usage examples "caprice":

  1. " Caprice," said Millicent, smiling. - "Blake's Burden", Harold Bindloss.
  2. The revenues of the state were large,- more than sufficient to have maintained all that such a city could require, and nearly enough to gratify every caprice of a prince whose costly tastes ranged over every theme, and found in each a pretext for reckless expenditure. - "The Fortunes Of Glencore", Charles James Lever.
  3. It is not a fine lady's caprice? - "Mary Gray", Katharine Tynan.