Pronunciation: (wā'wurd), [key]
1. turned or turning away from what is right or proper; willful; disobedient: a wayward son; wayward behavior.
2. swayed or prompted by caprice; capricious: a wayward impulse; to be wayward in one's affections.
3. turning or changing irregularly; irregular: a wayward breeze.
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