Synonyms for whimsey

Synonyms for (noun) whimsey

Synonyms: whimsey, whimsicality, whimsy, arbitrariness, capriciousness, flightiness

Definition: the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment

Usage: I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory

Similar words: irresponsibility, irresponsibleness

Definition: a form of untrustworthiness; the trait of lacking a sense of responsibility and not feeling accountable for your actions


Synonyms: notion, whim, whimsey, whimsy

Definition: an odd or fanciful or capricious idea

Usage: 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

Similar words: idea, thought

Definition: the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about

Usage: it was not a good idea; the thought never entered my mind