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antic, fantastic, fantastical, grotesqueadjective
"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, wondrousadjective
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!"
The fantastic (French: le fantastique) is a subgenre of literary works characterized by the ambiguous presentation of seemingly supernatural forces. Bulgarian-French structuralist literary critic Tzvetan Todorov originated the concept, characterizing the fantastic as the hesitation of characters and readers when presented with questions about reality.
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
The numerical value of fantastic in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of fantastic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of fantastic in a Sentence
I've been racing alongside my dad for the last nine years and he has been doing it for a good 30 years and it's just fantastic.
Finding stuff, even with a map in India, is tough, i usually ask drivers to ask locals because my Hindi is terrible. Then, you drive around in circles, sometimes for days, but eventually you'll find a stepwell. Sometimes it's unbelievably fantastic, sometimes you end up getting dropped off at a pit, with water in it.
In Flavio Briatore, we had a fantastic manager, a fantastic ambassador, but Flavio Briatore was to a certain degree taking too much space.
It doesn't diminish anything that he's done. I think he's done a fantastic job.
We think we're lucky, we thought maybe March or April we might get it, but this is fantastic to get it, certainly.
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