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English noun: phantasy

1. phantasy (cognition) something many people believe that is false


SamplesThey have the illusion that I am very wealthy.


Synonymsfancy, fantasy, illusion


Broader (hypernym)misconception


Narrower (hyponym)bubble, ignis fatuus, will-o'-the-wisp, wishful thinking

2. phantasy (communication) fiction with a large amount of imagination in it


SamplesShe made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies.


Synonymsfantasy


Broader (hypernym)fiction


Narrower (hyponym)science fiction

3. phantasy (cognition) imagination unrestricted by reality


SamplesA schoolgirl fantasy.


Synonymsfantasy


Broader (hypernym)imagination, imaginativeness, vision


Narrower (hyponym)dream, fairyland, fantasy life, fantasy world, phantasy life, phantasy world, pipe dream









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