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  1. notion, whim, whimsy, whimseynoun

    an odd or fanciful or capricious idea

    "the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories"; "he had a whimsy about flying to the moon"; "whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it"

    Synonyms:
    whimsicality, whimsy, impression, feeling, notion, flightiness, opinion, whim, caprice, capriciousness, belief, impulse, arbitrariness

  2. flightiness, arbitrariness, whimsicality, whimsy, whimsey, capriciousnessnoun

    the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment

    "I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory"

    Synonyms:
    mischievousness, unpredictability, whimsy, whimsicality, arbitrariness, whim, puckishness, flightiness, capriciousness, notion, impishness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. whimseynoun

    Synonyms:
    caprice, WHIM

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. whimseynoun

    Synonyms:
    whim

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