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Whimsical

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Adjective

1. capricious, impulsive, whimsical

determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason

Example Sentences:
'a capricious refusal'
'authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious'
'the victim of whimsical persecutions'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Whimsical

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adjective
1. 
spontaneously fanciful or playful
2. 
given to whims; capricious
3. 
quaint, unusual, or fantastic
. Also: whimmy

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Whimsical

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adjective
1. 
full of or characterized by whims or whimsy
2. 
oddly out of the ordinary; fanciful; freakish
3. 
subject to sudden change; unpredictable

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Whimsical

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adj.
1. Characterized by, arising from, or subject to whimsy: a whimsical decision.
2. Playful or fanciful, especially in a humorous way: "The episodic book is memorable for its ... whimsical animal dialogue" (Peter D. Sieruta).

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