chimera[ ki-meer-uh, kahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF chimera
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHIMERA
He can not easily believe it to be simply a chimera of an overwrought brain.
The chimera and other animal monsters occur only as figments of the mind.
Ah, that woman in the mask, that chimera of a night, that fancy of an hour!
Do not delude me with a chimera, and above all do not tempt me to sacrifice my honour to it.
For it was evident that to them, this chimera was still real.
A peasant war could at the moment be only a chimera, impossible of realization.
Was it only a chimera of my unbalanced imagination—or was it actual fact?
She seemed unable to describe the chimera of her imagination.
To control a Parisian populace has hitherto been deemed a chimera.
Having, I say, felt its truth here; for the feeling is no affectation or chimera.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHIMERA
- creative thought
- flight of fancy
- mental agility