arbitrary definition

  • adjective:
    • dependant on chance, whim, or impulse, and not by requisite, explanation, or concept: stopped on first motel we passed, an arbitrary option.
    • considering or at the mercy of specific wisdom or inclination: The diet imposes total calorie restrictions, but day-to-day menus are arbitrary.
    • Established by a court or judge rather than by a specific legislation or statute: an arbitrary punishment.
    • not restricted by law; despotic: the arbitrary guideline of a dictator.
    • considering individual discretion or view; maybe not based on any objective distinction, maybe even made at random.
    • based on impulse without reason; heavy-handed.
    • every possible.
    • based on separate arbiter.
    • Dependent on will or discretion; maybe not governed by any fixed rules
    • Exercised in accordance with your very own might or caprice, and as a consequence conveying a notion of a propensity to abuse the control of power.
    • Despotic; absolute in power; bound by no legislation; harsh and unforbearing; tyrannical.
    • based on or at the mercy of specific discernment or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice
    • Determined by chance, whim, or impulse, and not by need, reason, or principle: ended at the very first motel we passed, an arbitrary choice.
    • centered on or susceptible to individual view or preference: The diet imposes total calorie restrictions, but daily menus tend to be arbitrary.
    • Established by a court or judge in place of by a specific legislation or statute: an arbitrary penalty.
    • not restricted by law; despotic: the arbitrary rule of a dictator.
    • predicated on specific discernment or wisdom; perhaps not predicated on any unbiased distinction, maybe even made randomly.
    • based on impulse in the place of reason; heavy-handed.
    • any feasible.
    • decided by separate arbiter.
    • based will or discernment; not governed by any fixed principles
    • Exercised according to a person's very own will or caprice, and so conveying a concept of a propensity to abuse the control of power.
    • Despotic; absolute in energy; limited by no law; harsh and unforbearing; tyrannical.
    • centered on or subject to specific discernment or choice or sometimes impulse or caprice
  • others:
    • Not regulated by fixed guideline or legislation; determinable as celebration occurs; at the mercy of individual will or wisdom; discretionary.
    • In law, correctly determinable because of the choice or pleasure of a tribunal, as distinguished from whatever must certanly be determined based on settled principles or the relative rights or equities regarding the parties.
    • out of control by-law; making use of or abusing endless energy; despotic; tyrannical.
    • Not characterized by or manifesting any overruling concept; fixed, determined, or done at might; independent of guideline or control.
    • Ungoverned by explanation; hence, capricious; uncertain; unreasonable; varying; changeful: since, an arbitrary character.
    • Not managed by fixed rule or legislation; determinable as event arises; susceptible to person will or view; discretionary.
    • In law, properly determinable because of the option or pleasure of a tribunal, as distinguished from that which is determined according to settled principles or even the general legal rights or equities associated with events.
    • out of control for legal reasons; making use of or abusing limitless energy; despotic; tyrannical.
    • Not described as or manifesting any overruling concept; fixed, determined, or performed at will; independent of rule or control.
    • Ungoverned by explanation; for this reason, capricious; unsure; unreasonable; different; changeful: as, an arbitrary personality.

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