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What is another word for whimsy?

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Noun
A sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained
“At the whimsy of the jail administration, months of hard work sealing the cracks with toothpaste were rendered redundant.”
Noun
The state of being, or an action considered, capricious or unpredictable
“I was able to behold the whimsy of mankind enveloped by the unstoppable force of nature.”
Noun
Playfully odd behavior or humor
“Jarmusch directs with a deadpan tone throughout, always at a slow, sometimes funereal pace, his humor full of whimsy and subversion but prone to moments of idiosyncrasy that slip towards pretension.”
Noun
The state of being, or something that is, odd, eccentric or fanciful
“As if historical fact weren't enough, Jones also shows a fondness for, and in fact a deft hand with, fanciful flights of whimsy.”
Noun
A peculiar aspect of a person's character or behavior
“This is not simply the idiosyncratic whimsy of an elderly judge.”
Noun
An activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure
Noun
A small showy ornament or piece of jewelry
Noun
Fiction of the mind
Noun
A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time
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A lack of seriousness, especially in the context of fun or entertainment
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Something said to cause amusement or laughter
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