- n1. capriciousness, whimsicalness, whimsicality, unreasonableness; willfulness, stubbornness, perverseness, mulishness, obstinacy, intransigence.2. imperiousness, magisterialness, domineeringness, overbearingness, high-handedness, peremptoriness; superciliousness, haughtiness.
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Arbitrariness — Ar bi*tra*ri*ness, n. The quality of being arbitrary; despoticalness; tyranny. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
arbitrariness — arbitrary ► ADJECTIVE 1) based on random choice or personal whim. 2) (of power or authority) used without constraint; autocratic. DERIVATIVES arbitrarily adverb arbitrariness noun. ORIGIN Latin arbitrarius, from arbiter judge, supreme ruler … English terms dictionary
arbitrariness — noun see arbitrary … New Collegiate Dictionary
arbitrariness — See arbitrarily. * * * … Universalium
arbitrariness — noun The quality or state of being arbitrary. Syn: arbitrarity … Wiktionary
arbitrariness — arÂ·biÂ·trarÂ·iÂ·ness || É‘ËbÉªtrÉ™rÉªnÉªs n. despotism, absolutism … English contemporary dictionary
arbitrariness — n. 1. Despotism, absoluteness, absolutism, tyranny, autocracy. 2. Capriciousness, wilfulness, absence of principle, unreasonableness … New dictionary of synonyms
arbitrariness — ar·bi·trar·i·ness … English syllables
arbitrariness — Conduct or acts based alone upon one s will, and not upon any course of reasoning and exercise of judgment. Carman v. Myers, 183 Okl. 141, 80 P.2d 624, 626 … Black's law dictionary
arbitrariness — noun the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory • Syn: ↑flightiness, ↑whimsicality, ↑whimsy, ↑whimsey, ↑capriciousness • Derivationally… … Useful english dictionary