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noun as in creation in one's mind

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Other classic Halloween characters, like ghosts, are just figments of our imagination.

That’s a figment of his imagination and obviously being used for political advancement.

Instead, it sets up an end-of-first-act plot twist where we find out that Joe has been talking to a figment of his imagination all along.

This is Sam’s “double,” a figment of his imagination that offers advice that often contradicts what Sam wants to do.

The “discourse” online is between figments of ourselves, ghosts in dialogue.

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But it turns out The Furies of Maidan is not a figment of his imagination.

Equally divided consensus says: a figment of her imagination, or Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr.

Despite aural evidence to the contrary, Mr. Bhatt, however, insisted the noise was a figment of my imagination.

We gave America its gangster legends—but our guy, Al Capone, was real, not a fictional figment like Vito Corleone or Tony Soprano.

That this whole thing was a figment of Mr. Hamblen's imagination.

This indeed was his spiritual and mental reality for her; the rest of him was a figment, a dream that might pass suddenly away.

And yet it is not true that matter is a pure figment of the imagination; it has an existence of its own, a potential existence.

The forms of government are abstractions, not names of realities, and their 'mixture' is a pure figment.

It was not that to my feelings the obligations were really a mere figment of pretence.


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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to figment, such as: daydream, bubble, chimera, dream, fable, and fabrication.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.