[ noun ] imagination unrestricted by reality
"a schoolgirl fantasy"
Used in print(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)
It is not through space nor time that the time_machine most approved by science_fiction must travel for a visit to the permanent prehistoric past , or the ever existent past fantasy future .(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
Like Eliot , in my fantasies , I had a proud bearing and , with a skill that was vaguely continental , I would lead Jessica through an evening of dancing and handsome descriptions of my newest exploits , would guide her gently to the night 's climax which , in my dreams , was always represented by our almost suffocating one another to death with deep , moist kisses burning with love .
The weeks went_by , and the longer our separation grew , the more unbounded and almost unbearable my fantasies became .
[ noun ] (writing) fiction with a large amount of fantasy in it
"she made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies"
Used in print(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)
In a series of fairy_tales and fantasies , Melies demonstrated that the film is superbly equipped to tell a straightforward story , with beginning , middle and end , complications , resolutions , climaxes , and conclusions .
[ noun ] something many people believe that is false
"they have the illusion that I am very wealthy"
Used in print(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)
The sound discoveries of_this quixotic genius were so diluted by those of fantasy that the prize was never awarded to him .