Synonyms for fanciful:
in the air
Other synonyms and related words:
fantastical, imagined, phantasmal, chimeric, false, phantasmic, bizarre, foolish, subjective, wanton, fantastic, invented, ideal, imaginary, fictional, fabled, insubstantial, aerial, fictive, wild, grotesque, naive, phantom, legendary, quaint, speculative, imaginative, dreamy, fabulous, mythical, mythological, fancy, notional, crazy, ideational, made-up, insane, preposterous, fictitious, conceptional, conceptual, unreal, visionary, Fantasied, chimerical, originative, facetious, creative, aimless, absurd, pretend.
vacillating, random, fly-by-night, flighty, fluctuating, fickle, erratic, capricious, fitful, arbitrary, indecisive, scatterbrained, frivolous, wayward, volatile, Flitting, whimsical, changeable, sporadic, fleeting, impulsive.
imaginary, romantic (adjective)
fictional, aerial, fantastic, unreal, imagined, visionary, fabulous, notional, mythical, absurd, wild, bizarre, poetic, legendary, whimsical, chimerical, capricious, ideal, imaginative, fantastical, fictive, fictitious, preposterous.
impulsive, flighty, rambling, whimsical, arbitrary, reasonless, random, chancy, nonsystematic, indecisive, Systemless, volatile, wayward, sporadic, haphazard, fleeting, capricious, motiveless, unmethodical, Flitting, spastic, ambivalent, adrift, careless, wandering, irregular, fickle.
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Usage examples for fanciful:
- Sometimes he was fanciful, sometimes false; but, generally, dark, melancholy, and bitter. - "Pelham, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009.
- How brilliant and fanciful this is! - "Reviews", Oscar Wilde.
- The few weeks of abstinence and healthful toil had made a change in him, but one cannot in that space of time get rid of the results of years of indulgence; and under stress of excitement the man became confused and fanciful. - "The Gold Trail", Harold Bindloss.