Associations to the word «Fanciful»


FANCIFUL, adjective. Imaginative or fantastic; unreal or imagined

Dictionary definition

FANCIFUL, adjective. Indulging in or influenced by fancy; "a fanciful mind"; "all the notional vagaries of childhood".
FANCIFUL, adjective. Not based on fact; unreal; "the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt; "a small child's imaginary friends"; "to create a notional world for oneself".
FANCIFUL, adjective. Having a curiously intricate quality; "a fanciful pattern with intertwined vines and flowers".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley