Antonyms for whimʰwɪm, wɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caprice, impulse, whim(noun)

    a sudden desire

    pulsing, whim, nerve impulse, nervous impulse, impetus, momentum, urge, impulsion, caprice, pulse, notion, neural impulse, whimsey, impulse, pulsation, whimsy

  2. notion, whim, whimsy, whimsey(noun)

    an odd or fanciful or capricious idea

    whimsicality, whimsy, impression, feeling, notion, flightiness, opinion, whim, caprice, whimsey, capriciousness, belief, impulse, arbitrariness


  1. whim(noun)

    on a lark, lark

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. whim

    An intellectual fancy is a mental image or picture founded upon slight or whimsical association or resemblance; a conceit has less of the picturesque and more of the theoretic than a fancy; a conceit is somewhat aside from the common laws of reasoning, as a fancy is lighter and more airy than the common mode of thought. A conceit or fancy may be wholly unfounded, while a conception always has, or is believed to have, some answering reality. (Compare REASON.) An intellectual fancy or conceit may be pleasing or amusing, but is never worth serious discussion; we speak of a mere fancy, a droll or odd conceit. An emotional or personal fancy is a capricious liking formed with slight reason and no exercise of judgment, and liable to fade as lightly as it was formed. In a broader sense, the fancy signifies the faculty by which fancies or mental images are formed, associated, or combined. Compare synonyms for DREAM; IDEA; IMAGINATION.

    actuality, certainty, fact, reality, truth, verity

    belief, caprice, conceit, conception, desire, fancy, humor, idea, image, imagination, inclination, liking, mood, predilection, supposition, vagary

    To have a fancy for or take a fancy to a person or thing.


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