whimsical

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From whimsy +‎ -ical.

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whimsical (comparative more whimsical, superlative most whimsical)

  1. Given to whimsy.
    • 2020 September 25, Charles Hugh Smith, The Road to Nowhere: Whatever Can't Be Politicized Ceases to Exist[1]:
      There is nothing innocuous, innocent or whimsical in a Totalitarian society, at least in the public sphere.
    Synonyms: idiosyncratic, outlandish, peculiar, pixilated, playful, quirky, unconventional; see also Thesaurus:witty

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