vagarious
[ vuh-gair-ee-uhs ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Late 18th century; English; (in the sense ‘changing, inconstant’): from vagary + -ous
Synonyms
adjective
unpredictableunstablevolatile
Antonyms
adjective
reasonablestablesteady
Definition
adjectiveerratic and unpredictable in behavior or direction
Examples
adjectiveThe lion that escaped from the zoo was vagarious and dangerous.
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