Part of speech: adjective

Deviating from the wise, natural, or usual course; irregular; eccentric; wandering; straying. erratical.

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Usage examples "erratic":

  1. Taken in connection with the announced intention of using the revenue from the Sugar Act for the same purpose, it is obvious that Grenville's measures were meant to relieve the Imperial government from the necessity of depending in future upon the erratic and unmanageable colonial legislatures. - "The Wars Between England and America", T. C. Smith.
  2. Why had Hugh painted Jacques as erratic and dangerous? - "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.
  3. She was just a reckless, erratic creature who said and did as she pleased, and paid the penalty. - "The Wishing-Ring Man", Margaret Widdemer.