noun, plural va·gar·ies.
- vagal attack,
- vagal block,
- vagal trunk,
Origin of vagary
Examples from the Web for vagaries
What the record really shows is just how much the fate of the Presidency is governed by the vagaries of chance.
After all, radically purist ideologies need to be sheltered from the vagaries of the world, and they can be expensive to maintain.Will Saudi Arabia Execute Guest Workers for 'Witchcraft'?|Michael Schulson|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These were not dependent on the vagaries of the wind and steamed wherever their skippers divined that fish might be.The Harbor of Doubt|Frank Williams
Even to those who have not faith, the victories of God's truth over the vagaries of men is an earnest of future triumph.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
As to Rollitt, his vagaries were consistent with any explanation.The Cock-House at Fellsgarth|Talbot Baines Reed
To the Japanese the pursuit of game seemed to be as strange a form of sport as the other vagaries of the foreigner.The Englishman in China During the Victorian Era, Vol. II (of 2)|Alexander Michie
Anyhow, I'll be it, before I'll take the responsibility of that Brenton woman's vagaries.The Brentons|Anna Chapin Ray
noun plural -garies
Word Origin for vagary
1570s, "a wandering, a roaming journey," probably from Latin vagari "to wander, roam, be unsettled, spread abroad," from vagus "roving, wandering" (see vague). Current meaning of "eccentric notion or conduct" (1620s) is from notion of mental wandering. Related: Vagaries.