Seriousness and Whimsy


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Seriousness noun – A mental state free of jesting or trifling.
Whimsy is an antonym for seriousness.
Nearby Words: serious, seriously
Antonyms for Seriousness


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Whimsy noun – A sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action.
Seriousness is an antonym for whimsy.
Nearby Words: whimsical, whim
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Whimsy or Seriousness. 2016. Accessed October 21, 2020.

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