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whimsy

noun
variants: also whimsey

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a sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action
  • the pop singer's latest whimsy is that she has acting talent

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The first known use of whimsy was in 1605

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“Whimsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whimsy. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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