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Definition of "arbitrariness" []

  • The quality or state of being arbitrary. (noun)

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Use "arbitrariness" in a sentence
  • "Second, this arbitrariness is compounded by the fact that each judge narrows the field for the next round, meaning that Lois Lowry could easily be choosing between two books that say nothing at all to her."
  • "I know arbitrariness is a problem in some areas of law, and the use of “greater than ten rounds” as the basis for “large-capacity” seems to be no more than “The Brady folks convinced several legislatures to call ‘ten’ the cut-off for ‘large’” with no bearing to the actual relative sizes of magazines in reality. jcm: If you dont need a permit to hold a gun, why do you need it to demonstrate?"
  • "For many women, size arbitrariness is ultimately a value, as it allows those who are uncomfortable with their bodies (most women, probably) to avoid any actual measurements of their bodies."