Definition of whimsical in English:

whimsical

Line breaks: whim|si¦cal
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪmzɪk(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

whimsicality

Pronunciation: /-ˈkalɪti/
noun
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  • Editors are likely to suggest nuanced typographical layouts based on the seriousness or whimsicality of the work in order to evoke a specific affectation on the reader.
  • Multiple realities and morphing characters can be a fruitful release from normal narrative, but they also release you from discipline, leaving the author prey to whimsicality and stray associations.
  • His collection combines luxury, whimsicality and wearability, all guided by his designer's instinct.

whimsically

adverb
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  • The notion that all of that can be just whimsically tossed aside whenever the nation experiences external threats is as contrary to the country's founding principles as it is dangerous.
  • But can an Assembly be dissolved arbitrarily, capriciously, whimsically, at the absolute discretion of a Chief Minister?
  • The name was chosen somewhat whimsically by a Florida law enforcement officer, an agency official said.

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