Meaning of ARBITRARY in English

ARBITRARY

adj depending on will or discretion; not governed by any fixed rules; as, an arbitrary decision; an arbitrary punishment.

2. arbitrary ·adj despotic; absolute in power; bound by no law; harsh and unforbearing; tyrannical; as, an arbitrary prince or government.

3. arbitrary ·adj exercised according to one's own will or caprice, and therefore conveying a notion of a tendency to abuse the possession of power.

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