AskDefine | Define whimsicality

The Collaborative Dictionary

Whimsicality \Whim`si*cal"i*ty\, n. The quality or state of being whimsical; whimsicalness. [1913 Webster]

Word Net



1 the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment; "I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory" [syn: flightiness, arbitrariness, whimsy, whimsey, capriciousness]
2 the trait of behaving like an imp [syn: impishness, mischievousness, puckishness]



  1. the state of being whimsical
  2. something whimsical; a caprice
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