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vagary - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'vagary' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Vagary [ n.]
- A wandering or strolling.
- Hence, a wandering of the thoughts; a wild or fanciful freak; a whim; a whimsical purpose.

Meaning of 'vagary' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . vagary [ n]
Meaning (1):
- an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.)
Example in sentence:
  • he has dealt with human vagaries for many years;
  • his wealth fluctuates with the vagaries of the stock market;
  • the vagaries of the weather