Fantasy
Fantasy Fan"ta*sy, v. t. To have a fancy for; to be pleased with; to like; to fancy. [Obs.] --Cavendish. [1913 Webster]

Which he doth most fantasy. --Robynson (More's Utopia). [1913 Webster]


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  • Fantasy — (von engl. fantasy „Phantasie“) ist ein Genre der Phantastik, dessen Wurzeln sich in der Mythologie und den Sagen finden. Ähnlich wie die benachbarten Genres Science Fiction und Horror, findet Fantasy ihre wichtigsten Ausprägungen in Literatur… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fantasy — is a genre that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, and/or setting. Fantasy is generally distinguished from science fiction and horror by the expectation that it steers clear of technological and macabre… …   Wikipedia

  • fantasy — fantasy, phantasy 1. The OED, echoed by Fowler (1926), tried to assert a distinction between these two spellings, the first reflecting the Greek spelling and the second the more immediate French source of the word, ‘the predominant sense of the… …   Modern English usage

  • fantasy — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. fantazy] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. ż ndm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} gatunek literacki lub filmowy opisujący wydarzenia w odległej, bliżej nieokreślonej przeszłości, w baśniowej scenerii : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Książki, filmy fantasy …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Fantasy — Fantasy  британская рок группа. Fantasy  российская поп группа. Фэнтези  вид фантастической литературы. Fantasy никнейм Чон Мён Хун, корейского профессионального игрока в Starcraft …   Википедия

  • Fantasy — Fan ta*sy, n.; pl. {Fantasies}. [See {Fancy}.] 1. Fancy; imagination; especially, a whimsical or fanciful conception; a vagary of the imagination; whim; caprice; humor. [1913 Webster] Is not this something more than fantasy ? Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fantasy — [fant′ə sē, fant′əzē] n. pl. fantasies [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] 1. imagination or fancy;… …   English World dictionary

  • fantasy — index fiction, figment, myth, story (falsehood), vision (dream) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • fantasy — (n.) early 14c., illusory appearance, from O.Fr. fantaisie (14c.) vision, imagination, from L. phantasia, from Gk. phantasia appearance, image, perception, imagination, from phantazesthai picture to oneself, from phantos visible, from phainesthai …   Etymology dictionary

  • fantasy — /ˈfantazi, ingl. ˈfæntəsɪ/ [vc. ingl., propr. «fantasia»] s. f. inv.; anche agg. (di genere letterario) fantastico □ mitologico, fiabesco …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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