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  • as inromantic
  • as inmythical
  • as inmythic
  • as inmythologic
  • as inmythological
  • as infanciful

synonyms for fairytale

  • adventurous
  • amorous
  • charming
  • colorful
  • corny
  • dreamy
  • erotic
  • exciting
  • exotic
  • fanciful
  • fantastic
  • fascinating
  • glamorous
  • maudlin
  • mysterious
  • nostalgic
  • passionate
  • tender
  • utopian
  • whimsical
  • daring
  • visionary
  • wild
  • bathetic
  • chimerical
  • chivalrous
  • enchanting
  • extravagant
  • fairy-tale
  • fond
  • idyllic
  • impractical
  • lovey-dovey
  • loving
  • mushy
  • picturesque
  • poetic
  • quixotic
  • sloppy
  • soppy
  • starry-eyed
  • syrupy
  • tear-jerking
  • unrealistic

antonyms for fairytale

MOST RELEVANT
  • boring
  • cold
  • cool
  • dull
  • familiar
  • frigid
  • indifferent
  • ordinary
  • plain
  • real
  • repulsive
  • uncaring
  • unenthusiastic
  • unimaginative
  • uninteresting
  • unromantic
  • usual
  • pragmatic
  • realistic
      • normal
      • reasonable
      • sensible
      • usual
      • grave
      • ordinary
      • real
      • serious
      • sincere
      • unimaginative
      • unromantic
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      How to use fairytale in a sentence

      Because this is a masculine world, the author of this fairytale is usually identified as the wife of Poul Anderson.
      THE PIEBALD HIPPOGRIFFKAREN ANDERSON
      Let fairytale of mine go for a firefly that now flashes, now is dark, but may flash again.
      A DISH OF ORTSGEORGE MACDONALD
      Nature is mood-engendering, thought-provoking: such ought the sonata, such ought the fairytale to be.
      A DISH OF ORTSGEORGE MACDONALD
      We always consider life as a fairytale, in which every good action must be rewarded by a visible wonder.
      AN "ATTIC" PHILOSOPHER, COMPLETEEMILE SOUVESTRE
      What one can see through the wide-open veranda is very pretty; I will admit that it resembles the landscape of a fairytale.
      MADAME CHRYSANTHEME COMPLETEPIERRE LOTI
      The processes of germination are as fascinating as a fairytale.
      ABC OF VEGETABLE GARDENINGEBEN EUGENE REXFORD
      We all told our experiences of the day, and Dr. Inglis said: 'But this is the best of all; it is just like a fairytale.'
      ELSIE INGLISEVA SHAW MCLAREN
      It flew to the door and then burst, but the door opened wide, and there stood Dame Fairytale herself!
      HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALESHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
      I should reply, Read Undine: that is a fairytale; then read this and that as well, and you will see what is a fairytale.
      A DISH OF ORTSGEORGE MACDONALD
      Suppose my child ask me what the fairytale means, what am I to say?
      A DISH OF ORTSGEORGE MACDONALD
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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