whimsicality

[hwim-zi-kal-i-tee, wim-]
noun, plural whimsicalities for 2.
1.
Also, whimsicalness. whimsical quality or character.
2.
a whimsical notion, speech, or act.

Origin:
1750–60; whimsical + -ity

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whimsical (ˈwɪmzɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  spontaneously fanciful or playful
2.  given to whims; capricious
3.  quaint, unusual, or fantastic
 
whimsicality
 
n
 
'whimsically
 
adv
 
'whimsicalness
 
n

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Example sentences
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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