Noun(1) an odd or fanciful or capricious idea(2) the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
(1) I was wondering whether the vulnerable human capacities for joy, whimsy , and humour have been clamped down upon by the collective unconscious.(2) the film is an awkward blend of whimsy and moralizing(3) Nothing can be called a sport that depends on the whimsy of ├ö├ç├┐artistic impression├ö├ç├û and the opinions of nine judges.(4) Jarmusch directs with a deadpan tone throughout, always at a slow, sometimes funereal pace, his humour full of whimsy and subversion but prone to moments of idiosyncrasy that slip towards pretension.(5) An acute political awareness and a fondness for '50s comic strips inform his odd blend of malevolence and whimsy .(6) Do not allow yourself any capricious acts of whimsy , be precise and calculated, erring (if you must) on the side of mercy and the greater good.(7) Place to buy meaningless whimsy if you have nothing else to do with your dough: Small Crafts Advisory, 9803 Third Ave., Stone Harbor.(8) Some jokes fall flat, shifting the harmonic balance from whimsy to awkward.(9) It's difficult in the space of just 125 words to summon whimsy , erudition, truth and humour, while at the same time getting under the skin of your reader, but Williams manages it there.(10) It's easy to notice that these miscreants are overwhelmingly white, educated, and well-heeled enough to sink enormous expense and labor into realizing a few days of whimsy and weirdness.(11) The trio brings appropriate whimsy to Gorey's playfully macabre material, an accordion main soundtrack to besotted mothers and weeping chandeliers.(12) As if historical fact weren't enough, Jones also shows a fondness for, and in fact a deft hand with, fanciful flights of whimsy .(13) In my opinion the eyes are almost the most important part of the toy, giving it so much personality - humour, whimsy , cuteness, scariness and so on.(14) a clean slate on which to enter information in the form that suits your whimsy(15) I've beta-tested this at various points and at each time I've been struck by Ludicorp's amazing combination of utilitarian, usable interface aesthetic and genuinely witty whimsy .(16) The film certainly succeeds in doing that - but it also taps into Barrie's well-documented yearning for a world in which playfulness and whimsy would always triumph over seriousness and propriety.
1. whim ::
2. notion ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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Good golly, Penny,
your WHIMSY is boundless.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 22
I think what really needs to be rescued is
your sense of WHIMSY, but one quest at a time.
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 19
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