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: When is someone being capricious?
- When that person changes his or her mind or actions unexpectedly.
- When that person does not communicate his or her feelings well.
- When that person dates casually, going from partner to partner.