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Noun: whimsey  wim-zee
  1. An odd, fanciful or capricious idea
    "the theatrical whimsey of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories";
    - notion, whim, whimsy
  2. The trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
    "I despair at the whimsey and whimsicality of my memory";
    - flightiness, arbitrariness, whimsicality, whimsy, capriciousness

Derived forms: whimseys

Type of: idea, irresponsibility, irresponsibleness, thought