adjective. ['ˈɑːrbəˌtrɛri, ˈɑːrbɪˌtrɛri'] based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice.
- arbitrarie (Middle English (1100-1500))
Words that Rhyme with Arbitrary
Example sentences of the word arbitrary
The multicolored LED lights on the I-Dog's face are more than just an arbitrary light show.
Quotes containing the word arbitrary
1. I believe there should be no arbitrary date set for withdrawal and yet no permanent, unending deployment. No cut and run, yet measured progress in helping a people who want to be free without an illusion of overnight success.
- Rick Renzi
2. Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.
- Kary Mullis
3. Personally, I don't like the term 'success.' It's too arbitrary and too relative a thing. It's usually someone else's definition, not yours.
- Ichiro Suzuki