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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Fanciful(0.00981 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Fanciful.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: indulging in or influenced by fancy; “a fanciful mind”; “all
the notional vagaries of childhood” [syn: notional]
2: not based on fact; dubious; “the falsehood about some
fanciful secret treaties”- F.D.Roosevelt; “a small child's
imaginary friends”; “her imagined fame”; “to create a
notional world for oneself” [syn: imaginary, imagined,
3: having a curiously intricate quality; “a fanciful pattern
with intertwined vines and flowers” English → English (gcide)
Fanciful \Fan"ci*ful\, a.
1. Full of fancy; guided by fancy, rather than by reason and
experience; whimsical; as, a fanciful man forms visionary
2. Conceived in the fancy; not consistent with facts or
reason; abounding in ideal qualities or figures; as, a
fanciful scheme; a fanciful theory.
3. Curiously shaped or constructed; as, she wore a fanciful
Gather up all fancifullest shells. --Keats.
Syn: Imaginative; ideal; visionary; capricious; chimerical;
whimsical; fantastical; wild.
Usage: Fanciful, Fantastical, Visionary. We speak of
that as fanciful which is irregular in taste and
judgment; we speak of it as fantastical when it
becomes grotesque and extravagant as well as
irregular; we speak of it as visionary when it is
wholly unfounded in the nature of things. Fanciful
notions are the product of a heated fancy, without any
tems are made up of oddly assorted fancies, aften of
the most whimsical kind; visionary expectations are
those which can never be realized in fact. --
Fan"ci*ful*ly, adv. -Fan"ci*ful*ness, n.