Arbitrary : Synonyms and Antonyms


( Adjective )

Taking an
arbitrary decision will not boost your image.


1. Capricious

2. Chance

3. Discretionary

4. Erratic

5. Fanciful

6. Inconsistent

7. Optional

8. Personal

9. Subjective

10. Unreasonable

11. Whimsical

12. Illogical

13. Irrational

Contextual Examples:

The scheme is not as
fanciful as it sounds.

Such behavior is
inconsistent with her high-minded principles.

The CD-Player is an
optional element in this car.

We will join you later. We have something
personal to discuss first.

Our perception of things is often influenced by
subjective factors such as tiredness.

Much of his works have a
whimsical sense of humor.


1. Consistent

2. Judicious

3. Logical

4. Objective

5. Rational

6. Reasonable

7. Sensible

8. Sound

Contextual Examples:

You are not very
consistent. First you condemn me then you praise me.

It is the only
logical thing to do.

He finds to remain
objective when it becomes a matter of his son.

rational person would behave like this.

She is perfectly
reasonable in her demand.

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