Variant of fantasy
- imagination or fancy; esp., wild, visionary fancy
- an unnatural or bizarre mental image; illusion; phantasm
- an odd notion; whim; caprice
- a work of fiction portraying highly imaginative (sense ) characters or settings that have no counterparts in the real world
- such works, collectively, as a literary form; specif., those works dealing with dragons, elves, ghosts, etc.
- Music fantasia (sense )
- a more-or-less connected series of mental images, as in a daydream, usually involving some unfulfilled desire
- the activity of forming such images
Origin: Middle English fantasie ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin phantasia, idea, notion ; from Classical Greek appearance of a thing ; from phainein, to show, appear ; from Indo-European base an unverified form bhā-, to gleam, shine from source Old English bonian, to ornament
- of or like a fantasy
- of or pertaining to any of various games in which scoring is keyed statistically to the performances of actual players in a sport
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