Fancy and Reality


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Fancy noun – A conception or image created by the imagination and having no objective reality.
Usage example: a writer with a prodigious talent for creating fancies that captivate readers young and old

Reality is an antonym for fancy in topics: liking, impulse.
Nearby Words: fanciful, fancied, fancying, fancier, fancifully
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Reality noun – The quality of being actual.
Usage example: the reality of the situation finally dawned on her and she sat down in stunned silence

Fancy is an antonym for reality.
Nearby Words: realize, real, realise, realistic, realization
Antonyms for Reality
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little little fancy little reality

Both words in one sentence

  • Big Fancy Castle: Fort Adder, though by the time the game begins, it has undergone heavy reality warping due the infestation of The Legions of Hell (and Heaven).
  • Interface Screw: The fancy Augmented Reality glasses worn by everybody turn out to be susceptible to various electronic attacks, rendering them useless.
  • An Aesop The reality is that their power is in-name-only and really they're just genocidal thugs who want to rule the wasteland because they have a load of fancy technology that they can use to push everyone else around.
    Source: An Aesop
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