Imaginary and Legendary


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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

Legendary is a synonym for imaginary in fictitious topic. In some cases you can use "Legendary" instead an adjective "Imaginary", when it comes to topics like unreal, mythical, fictional.
Nearby Words: imagination, imaginative
Synonyms for Imaginary


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Legendary adjective – Based on, described in, or being a myth.
Usage example: the unicorn is a legendary creature

Imaginary is a synonym for legendary in fictitious topic. You can use "Imaginary" instead an adjective "Legendary", if it concerns topics such as fictitious but well known.
Nearby Word: legend
Synonyms for Legendary

Things that words describes

character imaginary character legendary character
power imaginary power legendary power
creature imaginary creature legendary creature
characters imaginary characters legendary characters
Other nouns: game, story, monster, version, players, powers, enemies, creatures, beings, heroes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Critical Failure Its critical hit and critical fumble charts have some legendary results, including one that involves "tripping over an imaginary deceased turtle".
  • A Taste of Power In the first chapter of the Flash game MARDEK, the main characters pretend that they are legendary heroes, and the tutorial is played through using their extremely powerful imaginary personas.
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