Fantasy is defined as a product of the imagination, particularly one that is defined as extravagant.(noun)
An example of fantasy is a daydream to be the owner of a chain of restaurants one day.
See fantasy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. fantasies
Origin: ME fantasie < OFr < L phantasia, idea, notion < Gr, appearance of a thing < phainein, to show, appear < IE base *bhā-, to gleam, shine > OE bonian, to ornament
See fantasy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. fan·ta·sies
Origin: Middle English fantasie, fantsy
Origin: , from Old French fantasie
Origin: , from Latin phantasia
Origin: , from Greek phantasiā, appearance, imagination
Origin: , from phantazesthai, to appear
Origin: , from phantos, visible
Origin: , from phainesthai, to appear; see bhā-1 in Indo-European roots.
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