Thesaurus

figment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of figment

  1. 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 Synonyms of figment chimera, conceit, daydream, delusion, dream, fancy, fantasy, hallucination, illusion, nonentity, phantasm (also fantasm), pipe dream, unreality, visionWords Related to figment 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, nightmareNear Antonyms of figment actuality, fact, reality

  2. 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 of figment fable, fabrication, fantasy (also phantasy), fiction, inventionWords Related to figment anecdote, narrative, novel, story, tale, yarn; fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fib, lie, mendacity, misrepresentation, prevarication, untruth, whopper; make-believeNear Antonyms of figment actuality, realnessAntonyms of figment fact, materiality, reality


Learn More about figment


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up figment? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak evil of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!