imaginings

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plural noun imag·in·ings \ i-ˈmaj-niŋz , -ˈma-jə- \

Definition of imaginings

:products of the imagination :thoughts, images
  • formless imaginings of danger and terror
  • —Jack Shaefer

First Known Use of imaginings

15th century


IMAGININGS Defined for English Language Learners

imaginings

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Definition of imaginings for English Language Learners

  • : ideas, stories, etc. that are thought of in your mind but that are not true or real


IMAGININGS Defined for Kids

imaginings

noun plural imag·in·ings \ i-ˈma-jə-niŋz \

Definition of imaginings for Students

:products of the imagination
  • … he told us such impossible stories, such strange imaginings.
  • —Mary Norton, The Borrowers

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