Meaning of vagary

va•gar•y

Pronunciation: (vu-gâr'ē, vā'gu-rē), [key]
— pl. -gar•ies.
  1. an unpredictable or erratic action, occurrence, course, or instance: the vagaries of weather; the vagaries of the economic scene.
  2. a whimsical, wild, or unusual idea, desire, or action.
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