figment


figment

noun

Definition of FIGMENT

1
a conception or image created by the imagination and having no objective reality <unable to find any tracks in the snow the next morning, I was forced to conclude that the shadowy figure had been a figment of my imagination>
Near Antonyms actuality, fact, reality
2
something that is the product of the imagination <thus far, the invisible human being has been nothing more than a figment of fantasy writers>
Synonyms fable, fabrication, fantasy (also phantasy), figment, invention
Near Antonyms actuality, realness

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