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fantasticality

[ fan-tas-tik ]SEE DEFINITION OF fantasticality

Synonyms for fantasticality

  • newness
  • weirdness
  • abnormality
  • bizarreness
  • eccentricity
  • exoticism
  • foreignness
  • novelty
  • oddity
  • unconventionality
  • esotericism
  • esoterism
  • indescribability
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Antonyms for fantasticality

  • normality
  • standard
  • usualness
  • conventionality
  • familiarity
  • normalcy
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FANTASTICALITY

No affectation, fantasticality or distortion dwelt in him; no shadow of cant.

Frédéric's great force was his extravagance, his fantasticality; and the stage of the Rue de Richelieu was a trifle too academic.

No affectation, fantasticality, or distortion, dwelt in him; no shadow of cant.

"Yes," replied the dead voice of the woman without an inflection to suggest that she felt the fantasticality of her statement.

Occasionally in the midst of this display of fantasticality there is a work of promise or even of positive interest.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "existing only in imagination," from Middle French fantastique (14c.), from Medieval Latin fantasticus, from Late Latin phantasticus "imaginary," from Greek phantastikos "able to imagine," from phantazein "make visible" (middle voice phantazesthai "picture to oneself"); see phantasm. Trivial sense of "wonderful, marvelous" recorded by 1938.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FANTASTICALITY

strangeness

noununfamiliarity
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