Definitions for vagaryvəˈgɛər i, ˈveɪ gə ri
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an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.)
"the vagaries of the weather"; "his wealth fluctuates with the vagaries of the stock market"; "he has dealt with human vagaries for many years"
An erratic notion or action.
An impulsive or illogical desire; a caprice.
Origin: Latin vagus (wandering)
a wandering or strolling
hence, a wandering of the thoughts; a wild or fanciful freak; a whim; a whimsical purpose
Origin: [L. vagari to stroll about. See Vague.]
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