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Etymology

French, from [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:Template:lang:it derivations]] capriccio, from caporiccio (fright, sudden start): capo (head) from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] caput + riccio (curly) from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ericius (hedgehog), or from [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:Template:lang:it derivations]] capro (goat)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
caprice

Plural
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  1. An impulsive, seemingly unmotivated notion or action.
  2. An unpredictable or sudden condition, change, or series of changes.
  3. A disposition to be impulsive.
  4. An impulsive change of mind.

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