The GENERAL CONTEXT of such use is:
1. not governed by principle; depending on volition; based on one's preference, notion, whim, or interest.
3. tyrannical; despotic"Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness."4. In Law, left to the description or judgement of the court; not fixed; not determined by statute; as in arbitrary fines.
SYN. - tyrannical, imperious, unlimited, capricious, absolute, positive, despotic, peremptory, tyrannous.
(Question: Can Positivity, by itself alone, be arbitrary and tyrannical?)
Father Jerome's DICTIONARY of KEYWORDS/PHRASES used in his scientific writings and at his QUFD website
Father Jerome's PSYCHOSOCIOLOGICAL DICTIONARY of Terms/Phrases used in Monograph III of his QUALIA Series
Father Jerome's SPECIALIZED DICTIONARY of KEYWORDS/PHRASES pertaining to Bose-Einstein Condensates of Non-Matter and Incorporeality, as used in his Works, in QUFD Physics and in the 'QUFD Textbook' Website
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