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phantasy

  

      n   pl   , -sies      an archaic spelling of       fantasy  
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fantasy   , phantasy         
      n   pl   , -sies  
1   
a    imagination unrestricted by reality  
b    (as modifier)  
a fantasy world     
2    a creation of the imagination, esp. a weird or bizarre one  
3      (Psychol)  
a    a series of pleasing mental images, usually serving to fulfil a need not gratified in reality  
b    the activity of forming such images  
4    a whimsical or far-fetched notion  
5    an illusion, hallucination, or phantom  
6    a highly elaborate imaginative design or creation  
7      (Music)      another word for       fantasia   1       2       fancy       13     (rarely)       development       5  
8   
a    literature having a large fantasy content  
b    a prose or dramatic composition of this type  
      vb   , -sies, -sying, -sied  
9       a less common word for       fantasize  
     (C14 fantasie, from Latin phantasia, from Greek phantazein to make visible)  


phantasy         
      n   pl   , -sies      an archaic spelling of       fantasy  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

Collins

phantasy

  

    fantasy  

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fantasy   , phantasy         
1    creativity, fancy, imagination, invention, originality  
2    apparition, daydream, delusion, dream, fancy, figment of the imagination, flight of fancy, hallucination, illusion, mirage, nightmare, pipe dream, reverie, vision  


phantasy         
    fantasy  

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