imaginings

plural noun
imag·​in·​ings | \ i-ˈmaj-niŋz How to pronounce imaginings (audio) , -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, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for imaginings

Middle English ymagynynges, plural of the gerund of ymaginen "to imagine"

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The first known use of imaginings was in the 15th century

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“Imaginings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imaginings. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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imaginings

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English Language Learners Definition of imaginings

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

imaginings

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

Kids Definition of imaginings

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

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