Part of speech:
An impulse or whim:
An unpredictable development or change of circumstances:
The feeling of wanting to have something or wishing that something will happen.
An impulsive, often illogical turn of mind
(Obs.) An idea; thought; concept
(Rare) Critical taste or judgment in art, dress, etc.
(Rare) Low spirits; the blues
An unusual, unexpected, or fanciful idea; a whim.
(Obs.) Showing wit or fancifulness
Made only for the sake of argument or faultfinding
Cantankerous or eccentric
Created in the fancy; imaginary; not real
(Linguistics) Having descriptive value as opposed to a syntactic category.
Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique:
Full of mischief; impish
A bizarre quality
Any similar fabulous monster
A hooklike part or device
(Math.) The ratio of the distances from any point of a conic section to the focus and to the directrix: the value of this ratio determines the type of conic section (zero = circle, between zero and one = ellipse, one = parabola, more than one = hyperbola)
Imagination or fancy; esp., wild, visionary fancy
(Philately) A postage stamp with an error that occurred in the printing or perforation process and is unique to the one stamp
A sense that something can happen; a notion or expectation:
A particular disposition or bent of mind; bias; tendency
A wormlike insect larva, as the legless larva of the housefly: often found in decaying matter
(Gram.) A characteristic of verbs that involves the speaker's attitude toward the action expressed, indicating whether this is regarded as a fact (indicative mood), as a matter of supposition, desire, possibility, etc. (subjunctive mood), or as a command (imperative mood); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic (mood is shown by inflection, as in Latin, or analytically with auxiliaries, as English may, might, should, or by both)
The state or quality of being odd; queerness; peculiarity; strangeness
The quality or condition of being peculiar
A trifling distinction; quibble
A sudden sharp turn or twist:
A point of infinite density and infinitesimal volume, at which space and time become infinitely distorted according to the theory of General Relativity. According to the big bang theory, a gravitational singularity existed at the beginning of the universe. Singularities are also believed to exist at the center of black holes.
Expectation or conception:
A kind of pewter of medium hardness
Something seen by other than normal sight; something perceived in a dream, trance, etc. or supernaturally revealed, as to a prophet
The quality of being whimsical
A sudden, impulsive change in the way one thinks or acts; freakish notion; whim
A social gathering where people combine work, competition, and amusement:
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