Fanciful and Imaginary


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Fanciful adjective – Not real and existing only in the imagination.
Usage example: the fanciful creatures that J.R.R. Tolkien created for his Middle Earth novels

Imaginary is a synonym for fanciful in unreal topic. In some cases you can use "Imaginary" instead an adjective "Fanciful", when it comes to topics like property, ideal, vision, real. popular alternative
Nearby Words: fancy, fancied, fancier, fancifully
Synonyms for Fanciful


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Imaginary adjective – Not real and existing only in the imagination.
Usage example: told by the psychologist that it was perfectly normal for their child to have an imaginary friend

Fanciful is a synonym for imaginary in property topic. You can use "Fanciful" instead an adjective "Imaginary", if it concerns topics such as ideal, vision, real, unreal. popular alternative
Nearby Words: imagination, imaginative
Synonyms for Imaginary

Things that words describes

sequence fanciful sequence imaginary sequence
show fanciful show imaginary show
characters fanciful characters imaginary characters
story fanciful story imaginary story
Other nouns: version, stories, guns, creatures, monsters, versions, hats.
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