Definitions for fantasticfænˈtæs tɪk
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word fantastic
antic, fantastic, fantastical, grotesque(adj)
"Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror"
fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous(adj)
extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers
"a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"
fanciful and unrealistic; foolish
"a fantastic idea of his own importance"
existing in fancy only
"fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
extravagantly fanciful in design, construction, appearance
"Gaudi's fantastic architecture"
Existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or relating to fantasy; fanciful.
Not believable; implausible; seemingly only possible in fantasy.
Wonderful; marvelous; excellent; extraordinarily good or great (used especially as an intensifier).
"I had a simply fantastic vacation, and I can't wait to tell you all about it!"
existing only in imagination; fanciful; imaginary; not real; chimerical
having the nature of a phantom; unreal
indulging the vagaries of imagination; whimsical; full of absurd fancies; capricious; as, fantastic minds; a fantastic mistress
resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; oddly shaped; grotesque
a person given to fantastic dress, manners, etc.; an eccentric person; a fop
The fantastic is a subgenre of literary works characterized by the ambiguous presentation of seemingly supernatural forces. Structuralist critic Tzvetan Todorov originated the concept, characterizing the fantastic as the hesitation of characters and readers when presented with questions about reality.
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Rank popularity for the word 'fantastic' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3515
Rank popularity for the word 'fantastic' in Adjectives Frequency: #936
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