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Another word for fancy

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Noun
  1. The power of the mind to form images

  2. An illusory mental image

      1. The mystical experience of seeing something that is not in fact present to the eye or is supernatural.
      2. Unusual competence in discernment or perception; intelligent foresight:
      3. The faculty of sight; eyesight:
      1. A dreamy, fanciful, or visionary notion or daydream
      2. Dreamy thinking or imagining, esp. of agreeable things; fanciful musing; daydreaming
      3. An extravagant conceit of the imagination; a vision.
      1. A perception of something that has no physical reality; figment of the mind; esp., a specter, or ghost
      2. (Philos.) A mental impression of a real person or thing
      3. Something apparently seen but having no physical reality; a phantom or an apparition.
      1. A fine transparent net fabric, used for dresses or trimmings.
      2. Something that is erroneously perceived or construed:
      3. A trick, as one designed or performed by a stage magician, appearing to defy ordinary physical laws
      1. Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
      1. Something accepted as fact for the sake of convenience, although not necessarily true
      2. Works in this category:
      3. Narrative, explanatory material, or belief that is not true or has been imagined or fabricated:
      1. An imagined event or sequence of mental images, such as a daydream, usually fulfilling a wish or psychological need.
      2. (Music) A coin issued especially by a questionable authority and not intended for use as currency.
      3. A genre of fiction or other artistic work characterized by fanciful or supernatural elements.
      1. (Informal) One that is exceptionally gratifying, excellent, or beautiful:
      2. A series of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations occurring involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep.
      3. A wild fancy or unrealistic hope:
      1. A spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts while awake not connected to immediate reality.
      2. A pleasant, dreamlike thinking or wishing; reverie
      3. A dreamlike musing or fantasy while awake, especially of the fulfillment of wishes or hopes.
    See also:

    real

  3. An impulsive, often illogical turn of mind

      1. Quaint, fanciful, or playful humor:
      2. Something odd or whimsical, as an art object, piece of writing, etc.
      3. A quaint and fanciful idea. A whim. Playfully odd behaviour.
      1. (Mining) A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes
      2. A kind of winch or capstan powered by a horse or steam, formerly used in mines to raise ore or water
      3. Arbitrary thought or impulse:
      1. An odd, eccentric, or unexpected action or bit of conduct
      2. An extravagant or erratic notion or action:
      3. An unpredictable development or change of circumstances:
      1. A vague thought
      2. A desire; inclination; whim
      3. A mental image; general idea
      1. (Rare) Low spirits; the blues
      2. Depression or unhappiness:
      3. (Archaic) A whim, fancy, or fad
      1. A sudden inclination to act, usually without premeditation
      2. (Mech.) The change in momentum effected by a force, measured by multiplying the average value of the force by the time during which it acts
      3. A sudden wish or urge that prompts an unpremeditated act or feeling; an abrupt inclination:
      1. US spelling of humour.
      2. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
      3. Vitreous humor.
      1. Any abnormal animal, person, or plant; monstrosity
      2. An abnormally formed organism, especially one regarded as a curiosity.
      3. A thing or occurrence that is markedly unusual or irregular:
      1. A fanciful or witty expression or notion; often, specif., a striking and elaborate metaphor, sometimes one regarded, esp. formerly, as strained and arbitrary
      2. A fanciful poetic image, especially an elaborate or exaggerated comparison.
      3. (--- Obsolete) The result of intellectual activity; a thought or an opinion.
      1. An inclination to change one's mind impulsively:
      2. A sudden, unpredictable action or change:
      3. A sudden, impulsive change in the way one thinks or acts; freakish notion; whim
      1. Any of a large superfamily (Apoidea) of broad-bodied, four-winged, hairy hymenopteran insects that gather pollen and nectar, have biting as well as sucking mouthparts, and often live in organized colonies; esp., the honeybee
      2. A bee block.
      3. A meeting of people to work together or to compete
  4. A desire for a particular thing or activity

    See also:

    like

  5. The passionate affection and desire felt by lovers for each other

    See also:

    sex

    love

Adjective
  1. Appealing to fancy

    See also:

    plain

  2. Complexly detailed

      1. Having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate:
      2. Hard to follow or understand because full of puzzling parts, details, or relationships
      3. Full of elaborate detail
      1. Highly wrought or ornamented; complicated
      2. Planned or executed with painstaking attention to numerous parts or details:
      3. Intricate and rich in detail:
      1. Containing intricately combined or involved parts.
      2. Made up of parts intricately involved; hard to untangle, solve, understand, analyze, etc.
      3. Not easy to understand or analyze because of being intricate:
    See also:

    plain

  3. Catering to, used by, or admitting only the wealthy or socially superior

    See also:

    plain

Verb
  1. To form mental images of

    See also:

    thoughts

  2. To find agreeable

    See also:

    like

Another word for fancy

Modifier
Noun
  1. Artistic creative power

      1. An original product of human invention or artistic imagination:
      2. A creating or being created
      3. The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
      1. The act or process of visualizing something
      2. The act or process of visualizing.
      3. The use of mental images to influence bodily processes, control pain, or prepare for athletic or other kinds of performance.
      1. The beginning or formation of an idea or plan:
      2. The act, process, or power of conceiving mentally; formulation of ideas, esp. of abstractions
      3. The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
    See also:

    imagination

  2. The mind at play

  3. The product of a playful mind

      1. The imaginary object apparently seen, heard, etc.
      2. The apparent perception of sights, sounds, etc. that are not actually present: it may occur in certain mental disorders
      3. Perception of visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory, or gustatory experiences without an external stimulus and with a compelling sense of their reality, usually resulting from a mental disorder or as a response to a drug.
      1. Any idea, scheme, etc. that seems plausible at first but quickly shows itself to be worthless or misleading
      2. A usually oval outline, as on a ballot or a standardized test form, intended to be filled in using a pencil or pen.
      3. A rounded or irregularly shaped outline containing the words that a character in a cartoon is represented to be saying.
      1. US spelling of humour.
      2. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
      3. Vitreous humor.
      1. (Music) A small hook or hooklike structure.
      2. A peculiar whim or stubborn notion
      3. An odd, whimsical, or stubborn notion.
      1. A wormlike insect larva, as the legless larva of the housefly: often found in decaying matter
      2. (Archaic) An extravagant notion; a whim.
      3. (Archaic) An odd notion; whim
      1. An unpredictable or unaccountable act or event; a vagary:
      2. A sudden twist, turn, or stroke
      3. (Now Rare) A clever turn of speech; sally; quip
      1. A desire; inclination; whim
      2. A mental image; general idea
      3. Small lightweight items for household use, such as needles, buttons, and thread.
      1. Any abnormal animal, person, or plant; monstrosity
      2. An odd or unusual happening
      3. A thing or occurrence that is markedly unusual or irregular:
      1. A spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts while awake not connected to immediate reality.
      2. A pleasant, dreamlike thinking or wishing; reverie
      3. A dreamlike musing or fantasy while awake, especially of the fulfillment of wishes or hopes.
      1. (Music) A coin issued especially by a questionable authority and not intended for use as currency.
      2. A work of fiction portraying highly characters or settings that have no counterparts in the real world
      3. An odd notion; whim; caprice
      1. Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
      1. (Psychiatry) A false, persistent belief maintained in spite of evidence to the contrary
      2. That which is falsely or delusively believed or propagated; false belief; error in belief.
      3. A false belief that is resistant to confrontation with actual facts.
      1. A trick, as one designed or performed by a stage magician, appearing to defy ordinary physical laws
      2. Something that is erroneously perceived or construed:
      3. A false idea or conception; belief or opinion not in accord with the facts
      1. Any similar fabulous monster
      2. (Greek Mythology) A fire-breathing female monster usually represented as a composite of a lion, goat, and serpent.
      3. (Gr. Myth., proper) A fire-breathing monster, usually represented as having a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail
      1. (--- Obsolete) The result of intellectual activity; a thought or an opinion.
      2. The use of such expressions in writing or speaking
      3. (--- Archaic) Estimation or opinion of something, especially when favorable.
      1. An odd, eccentric, or unexpected action or bit of conduct
      2. An unpredictable development or change of circumstances:
      3. An extravagant or erratic notion or action:
      1. Arbitrary thought or impulse:
      2. A sudden fancy; idle and passing notion; capricious idea or desire
      3. A kind of winch or capstan powered by a horse or steam, formerly used in mines to raise ore or water
      1. An inclination to change one's mind impulsively:
      2. A sudden, unpredictable action or change:
      3. A sudden, impulsive change in the way one thinks or acts; freakish notion; whim
    See also:

    fantasy

  4. Inclination

Verb
  1. To imagine

  2. To have a liking for

    See also:

    like