Definition of capriciously in English:

capriciously

adverb

  • See capricious

    • ‘Officials who treat citizens capriciously should not be surprised when citizens use the legislature to put the officials on a shorter leash.’
    • ‘But can an Assembly be dissolved arbitrarily, capriciously, whimsically, at the absolute discretion of a Chief Minister?’
    • ‘I don't want laws that aren't enforced but serve a symbolic function - except when they're capriciously enforced.’
    • ‘Neither has the tsunami anything in common with God's final judgement, as the tsunami killed and destroyed capriciously, without rhyme or reason.’
    • ‘We felt that we were asking them to abide by their standards, which were being executed capriciously.’

Pronunciation

capriciously

/kəˈprɪʃəsli/