Steve’s girlfriend Adrienne changed her opinions and choices every moment of the day in a capricious and unpredictable way. Such capricious and shifting expressions of thought confused Steve, so he was never exactly sure what Adrienne wanted to do. Her inconstant, sudden, and capricious moods were also harmful to Steve’s peace of mind . . . and ultimately to their relationship.
Quiz: How does someone who is capricious act?
- They act in an unpredictable way much of the time, keeping others guessing.
- They often don’t take life or their obligations seriously, although once in a while they might.
- They don’t often tell other people how they are feeling because they consider that information private.