Today’s word of the day is ‘Arbitrary‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Arbitrary [ahr-bi-trer-ee ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
3. Having unlimited power
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Manamaana
2. Spanish – Arbitrario(masculine); Arbitraria(feminine)
3. French – Arbitraire
4. Mandarin – Suíyì de
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. The great dyke which kept out arbitrary power had been broken.
2. Wherever there is an arbitrary rule, there must be a necessity, on the part of the dominant classes.
3. The 1,000 jobs lost due to arbitrary border restrictions are essential to the 1,000 families.
4. A sceptical person will object that the definition of lift as a force acting at a right angle to the airstream is arbitrary.
5. It is easy to generalize a cube or a tetrahedron to an analogous object in arbitrary dimensions.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
autocratic, bossy, despotic, domineering, imperious, magisterial, monocratic, peremptory, tyrannical, tyrannous etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
circumspect, democratic, rational, reasonable, etc.
The possession of arbitrary power has always, the world over, tended irresistibly to destroy humane sensibility, magnanimity, and truth.
Frederick Law Olmsted