Arbitrariness
Arbitrariness Ar"bi*tra*ri*ness, n. The quality of being arbitrary; despoticalness; tyranny. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • arbitrariness — arbitrary ► ADJECTIVE 1) based on random choice or personal whim. 2) (of power or authority) used without constraint; autocratic. DERIVATIVES arbitrarily adverb arbitrariness noun. ORIGIN Latin arbitrarius, from arbiter judge, supreme ruler …   English terms dictionary

  • arbitrariness — noun see arbitrary …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arbitrariness — See arbitrarily. * * * …   Universalium

  • arbitrariness — noun The quality or state of being arbitrary. Syn: arbitrarity …   Wiktionary

  • arbitrariness — ar·bi·trar·i·ness || ɑːbɪtrÉ™rɪnɪs n. despotism, absolutism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arbitrariness — n. 1. Despotism, absoluteness, absolutism, tyranny, autocracy. 2. Capriciousness, wilfulness, absence of principle, unreasonableness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • arbitrariness — n 1. capriciousness, whimsicalness, whimsicality, unreasonableness; willfulness, stubbornness, perverseness, mulishness, obstinacy, intransigence. 2. imperiousness, magisterialness, domineeringness, overbearingness, high handedness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • arbitrariness — ar·bi·trar·i·ness …   English syllables

  • arbitrariness — Conduct or acts based alone upon one s will, and not upon any course of reasoning and exercise of judgment. Carman v. Myers, 183 Okl. 141, 80 P.2d 624, 626 …   Black's law dictionary

  • arbitrariness — Conduct or acts based alone upon one s will, and not upon any course of reasoning and exercise of judgment. Carman v. Myers, 183 Okl. 141, 80 P.2d 624, 626 …   Black's law dictionary

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