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fantasy

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fantasy

  1. to form a mental picture of she regularly fantasies sexual encounters that she knows will never happen Synonyms conceit [chiefly dialect], conceive, conjure (up), dream, envisage, envision, fancy, fantasize, imagine, feature, ideate, image, picture, see, vision, visualizeRelated Words daydream, stargaze; hallucinate; re-create, reflect, relive, reminisce; contemplate, meditate, muse, ponder, ruminate; concoct, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, plan, project; foresee, prefigure


fantasy

noun
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phantasy

Synonyms and Antonyms of fantasy

  1. 1 a conception or image created by the imagination and having no objective reality a constant daydreamer who started to believe his own fantasies Synonyms chimera, conceit, daydream, delusion, dream, fancy, figment, hallucination, illusion, nonentity, phantasm (also fantasm), pipe dream, unreality, vision Related Words ignis fatuus, mirage, will-o'-the-wisp; brainchild, idea; concoction, fable, fabrication, fiction, invention; envisaging, imaging, visualization; cloud-cuckoo-land, cloudland, Shangri-la, utopia; daymare, nightmare Phrases castle in Spain, castle in the air Near Antonyms actuality, fact, reality

  2. 2 the ability to form mental images of things that either are not physically present or have never been conceived or created by others the painter gave free rein to his fantasy to create pictures that capture the kind of reality we experience only in our dreams Synonyms contrivance, creativity, fancy, imagination (also phantasy), ideation, imaginativeness, invention, inventiveness, originalityRelated Words brainstorm, brainstorming, inspiration; fecundity, fertility; ingenuity, resourcefulness; versatility; chimera, daydream, delusion, dream, figment, hallucination, illusion, mind's eye, mirage, phantasm (also fantasm), pipe dream; envisaging, visualizationNear Antonyms literality, literalness

  3. 3 something that is the product of the imagination we were coming to the conclusion that the person Karen “saw” in the woods was another one of her fantasies Synonyms fable, fabrication, fiction (also phantasy), figment, inventionRelated Words anecdote, narrative, novel, story, tale, yarn; fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fib, lie, mendacity, misrepresentation, prevarication, untruth, whopper; make-believeNear Antonyms actuality, realnessAntonyms fact, materiality, reality


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