Definition of vagarious in English:

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Pronunciation: /vəˈɡerēəs/
Pronunciation: /vāˈɡerēəs/


Erratic and unpredictable in behavior or direction.
Example sentences
  • The emotional goal was to eliminate vagarious, capricious, out-of-touch control by the powerful past presidents.
  • It's a very vagarious server and sometimes returns a session timeout error, but most of the times you will download the files just fine.
  • The generalization capability of the self-organizing network can cope with vagarious operating conditions which have not been encountered during the training phase and hence a give correct classification result.


Late 18th century (in the sense 'changing, inconstant'): from vagary + -ous.

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Syllabification: va·gar·i·ous

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