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whimsical
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

4 uses
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Definition
playful, amusing, or impulsive rather than seriously rational
  • Belly and guts! a truce to your whimsical nonsense!
    2.7.7 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 7 — The Mysterious Monk (29% in)
  • After all the pentagonal, hexagonal, and whimsical faces, which had succeeded each other at that hole without realizing the ideal of the grotesque which their imaginations, excited by the orgy, had constructed, nothing less was needed to win their suffrages than the sublime grimace which had just dazzled the assembly.
    1.1.5 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 5 — Quasimodo (53% in)
  • It struck all as so whimsical, and so ridiculous, that the wild laughter even attacked the sergeants of the Parloiaux-Bourgeois, a sort of pikemen, whose stupidity was part of their uniform.
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (73% in)
  • To whom do you owe it that you breathe that air, behold that sky, and can still amuse your lark's mind with your whimsical nonsense and madness?
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (73% in)

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