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whimsicality

[hwim-zi-kal-i-tee, wim-] /ˌʰwɪm zɪˈkæl ɪ ti, ˌwɪm-/
noun, plural whimsicalities for 2.
1.
Also, whimsicalness. whimsical quality or character.
2.
a whimsical notion, speech, or act.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; whimsical + -ity
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  • Despite the whimsicality of the parade, the mood inside some of the city's churches was more somber.
  • The opening pages, for example, are rambling to the point of whimsicality.
  • In the happy years before his whimsicality turned to bitterness.

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