whimsicality

[ hwim-zi-kal-i-tee, wim- ]
/ ˌʰwɪm zɪˈkæl ɪ ti, ˌwɪm- /

noun, plural whim·si·cal·i·ties for 2.

Also whim·si·cal·ness. whimsical quality or character.
a whimsical notion, speech, or act.

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Origin of whimsicality

First recorded in 1750–60; whimsical + -ity

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