Fantastical Fan*tas"tic*al, a. Fanciful; unreal; whimsical; capricious; fantastic. [1913 Webster]

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  • fantastical — index capricious, delusive, ludicrous, nonexistent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fantastical — late 15c., from FANTASTIC (Cf. fantastic) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Fantastically …   Etymology dictionary

  • fantastical — fan|tas|ti|cal [fænˈtæstıkəl] adj strange, unreal, and magical = ↑fantastic ▪ fantastical creatures with golden wings and lions faces …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fantastical — adjective strange and unreal: a fantastical tale …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fantastical — fantastic ► ADJECTIVE 1) imaginative or fanciful; remote from reality. 2) informal extraordinarily good or attractive. DERIVATIVES fantastical adjective fantastically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • fantastical — adjective see fantastic I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fantastical — adjective a) of or pertaining to fantasy b) fanciful or whimsical …   Wiktionary

  • fantastical — Synonyms and related words: Barmecidal, Barmecide, Gothic, absurd, airy, antic, appalling, apparent, apparitional, arbitrary, astonishing, autistic, baroque, beguiling, bewildering, beyond belief, bizarre, brain born, capricious, chimeric,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fantastical — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Appealing to fancy: fanciful, fancy, fantastic, imaginative, whimsical. See PLAIN. 2. Existing only in the imagination: chimeric, chimerical, conceptual, fanciful, fantastic, imaginary, notional, unreal,… …   English dictionary for students

  • fantastical — adj. imaginary, whimsical; strange, outlandish; unrealistic; extraordinary …   English contemporary dictionary

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