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Definition 1: an odd or fanciful or capricious idea - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where whim or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories
  • he had a whimsy about flying to the moon
  • whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it

Synonyms for whim in the sense of this definition

(whim is a kind of ...) the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about

"it was not a good idea" "the thought never entered my mind"

Definition 2: a sudden desire - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where whim or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he bought it on an impulse

Synonyms for whim in the sense of this definition

(whim is a kind of ...) the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state

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