noun, plural whim·sies.
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We did beef up on a little bit of humor, a little bit of whimsy.
“These five-inch patrons and spectators make it look more like an actual gallery, and the scenes help add even more whimsy, interest and surprise for passersby,” she said.
There was also an off-putting conflict between whimsy and realism.‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Blasim is not the kind of post-modern absurdist who trades in forced, inconsequential whimsy.Iraq, Terror, and the Surreal: Hassan Blasim’s ‘The Corpse Exhibition’|Brian Van Reet|March 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure, focussing on wellbeing over whimsy is okay sometimes, but it can't be our only option in a market with so much scope.
Her fantastical accumulations of detritus and throwaway goods can seem to pack more whimsy than wallop.
But instead of focusing purely on the color and whimsy of blossoms, Simons looked at their structure.Raf Simons Debuts at Christian Dior With Couture Collection|Robin Givhan|July 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The whimsy creatures we are matched to contrast with, shift as the very winds or feather-grasses in the wind.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
He called our marriage and the life we were living a comedy, and used to say it was a caprice, a whimsy.The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories|Anton Tchekoff
There needs none to agitate the mind; a mere whimsy without body and without subject will rule and agitate it.The Essays of Montaigne, Complete|Michel de Montaigne
Kenny, who believed all things of Fate when the pet or victim was himself, refused absolutely to credit her crowning whimsy.Kenny|Leona Dalrymple
Lying in bed that morning, she found herself caught by her old impersonal whimsy.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill