fancied

adjective
fan·​cied | \ ˈfan(t)-sēd How to pronounce fancied (audio) \

Definition of fancied

: imagined or believed to be true or real a fancied resemblance I can't remember any damn memo of mine at all, but I have the distinct impression that almost all of them were written in anger over real or fancied wrongs …— James Thurber … like the split infinitive and other fancied lapses from verbal rectitude …— Kingsley Amis

First Known Use of fancied

1568, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fancied

from past participle of fancy entry 1

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“Fancied.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fancied. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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