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Fanciful

Antonyms for fanciful:

factual, uncreative, real, plain.

Synonyms for fanciful:

Sense 1

dreamy, fictive, fantastical, invented, conceptual, chimerical, mythological, fictional.

Sense 2

fictitious, ideal, false, legendary, quaint, chimeric, subjective.

Sense 3

made-up.

fancied

phantasmal.

ingenuous

naive.

in the air

aerial.

jocular

facetious.

mythical

fabled.

purposeless

aimless.

unrestrained

wanton.

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.

all (adjective)

notional.

capricious (adjective)

vacillating, random, fly-by-night, flighty, fluctuating, fickle, erratic, capricious, fitful, arbitrary, indecisive, scatterbrained, frivolous, wayward, volatile, Flitting, whimsical, changeable, sporadic, fleeting, impulsive.

fictitious (adjective)

fictive, invented.

illusive (adjective)

phantasmal, phantasmic.

imaginary (adjective)

insubstantial, chimeric.

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.

make-believe (adjective)

mythical.

motiveless (adjective)

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.

notional (adjective)

notional.

sensitive (adjective)

mushy, gooey, maudlin, mawkish, poetic, tender, soft, sensitive, starry-eyed, dewy-eyed, sappy, sloppy, sentimental, lovesick, romantic, schmaltzy.

visionary (adjective)

visionary.

Sense 1 (noun)

fantastical.

Sense 2 (noun)

quaint.

Sense 4 (noun)

fictitious, fictive, made-up, invented, fictional.

fanciful (noun)

imaginary, imagined, fancy, notional, originative, creative, unreal.

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