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Meaning of FANTASY

Pronunciation:  'fantusee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  imagination unrestricted by reality; "a schoolgirl fantasy"
  2. [n]  something many people believe that is false; "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy"
  3. [n]  fiction with a large amount of fantasy in it; "she made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies"

FANTASY is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fancy, illusion, phantasy, phantasy
 See Also: bubble, dream, fairyland, fantasy life, fantasy world, fiction, ignis fatuus, imagination, imaginativeness, misconception, phantasy life, phantasy world, pipe dream, science fiction, vision, will-o'-the-wisp, wishful thinking



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fan"ta*sy\, n.; pl. {Fantasies}. [See {Fancy}.]
    1. Fancy; imagination; especially, a whimsical or fanciful
       conception; a vagary of the imagination; whim; caprice;
             Is not this something more than fantasy ? --Shak.
             A thousand fantasies Being to throng into my memory.
    2. Fantastic designs.
             Embroidered with fantasies and flourishes of gold
             thread.                               --Hawthorne.
  2. \Fan"ta*sy\, v. t.
    To have a fancy for; to be pleased with; to like; to fancy.
    [Obs.] --Cavendish.
          Which he doth most fantasy.              --Robynson
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