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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
va-gā′ri, n. a wandering of the thoughts: a wild freak: a whim:—pl. Vagā′ries.—n. Vagā′rian, a person with vagaries.—adjs. Vagā′rious; Vagā′rish.—n. Vagar′ity, irregularity, capriciousness.
The numerical value of vagary in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of vagary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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