fantasy

  • 1 Fantasy — (von engl. fantasy „Phantasie“) ist ein Genre der Phantastik, dessen Wurzeln sich in der Mythologie und den Sagen finden. Ähnlich wie die benachbarten Genres Science Fiction und Horror, findet Fantasy ihre wichtigsten Ausprägungen in Literatur… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 Fantasy — is a genre that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, and/or setting. Fantasy is generally distinguished from science fiction and horror by the expectation that it steers clear of technological and macabre… …

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  • 3 Fantasy F1 — is a game in which the participants assemble a collection of real life Formula One drivers and score points based on those drivers actual statistical performance during the F1 season.The idea for this game arose out of the success of Fantasy… …

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  • 4 fantasy — fantasy, phantasy 1. The OED, echoed by Fowler (1926), tried to assert a distinction between these two spellings, the first reflecting the Greek spelling and the second the more immediate French source of the word, ‘the predominant sense of the… …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 Fantasy 5 — Fantasy 5, Cash 5, Pick 5, etc. are names of lottery games in the United States where five regular numbers are drawn from one set of numbers; in a few cases, a sixth number is picked from the same number pool, but it does not apply to the… …

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  • 6 fantasy — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. fantazy] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. ż ndm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} gatunek literacki lub filmowy opisujący wydarzenia w odległej, bliżej nieokreślonej przeszłości, w baśniowej scenerii : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Książki, filmy fantasy …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 7 Fantasy — Fantasy  британская рок группа. Fantasy  российская поп группа. Фэнтези  вид фантастической литературы. Fantasy никнейм Чон Мён Хун, корейского профессионального игрока в Starcraft …

    Википедия

  • 8 Fantasy — Fan ta*sy, v. t. To have a fancy for; to be pleased with; to like; to fancy. [Obs.] Cavendish. [1913 Webster] Which he doth most fantasy. Robynson (More s Utopia). [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Fantasy — Fan ta*sy, n.; pl. {Fantasies}. [See {Fancy}.] 1. Fancy; imagination; especially, a whimsical or fanciful conception; a vagary of the imagination; whim; caprice; humor. [1913 Webster] Is not this something more than fantasy ? Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 fantasy — [fant′ə sē, fant′əzē] n. pl. fantasies [ME fantasie < OFr < L phantasia, idea, notion < Gr, appearance of a thing < phainein, to show, appear < IE base * bhā , to gleam, shine > OE bonian, to ornament] 1. imagination or fancy;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 fantasy — index fiction, figment, myth, story (falsehood), vision (dream) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 fantasy — (n.) early 14c., illusory appearance, from O.Fr. fantaisie (14c.) vision, imagination, from L. phantasia, from Gk. phantasia appearance, image, perception, imagination, from phantazesthai picture to oneself, from phantos visible, from phainesthai …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 fantasy — /ˈfantazi, ingl. ˈfæntəsɪ/ [vc. ingl., propr. «fantasia»] s. f. inv.; anche agg. (di genere letterario) fantastico □ mitologico, fiabesco …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 14 fantasy — 1 fancy, imagination Analogous words: imagining, fancying, conceiving, envisioning (see THINK): externalizing, objectifying (see REALIZE) 2 *fancy, phantasy, phantasm, vision, dream, daydream, nightmare Analogous words: *delusion, illusion,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 15 fantasy — [n] imagination, dream air castle, apparition, appearance, Atlantis*, bubble*, chimera, conceiving, creativity, daydream, delusion, envisioning, externalizing, fabrication, fairyland*, fancy, fancying, fantasia, figment*, flight, flight of… …

    New thesaurus

  • 16 fantasy — ► NOUN (pl. fantasies) 1) the imagining of improbable or impossible things. 2) an idea with no basis in reality. 3) a genre of imaginative fiction involving magic and adventure. ORIGIN Greek phantasia imagination, appearance , from phantazein… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 Fantasy — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Fantasy (homonymie). Couverture du magazine pulp américain …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 18 Fantasy — Fan|ta|sy 〈[ fæ̣ntəsı] f.; ; unz.〉 Stilrichtung der Unterhaltungsliteratur od. Filmgattung, in der Märchen u. Traumwelten dargestellt werden [engl., „Fantasie, Trugbild“] * * * Fan|ta|sy [ fæntəzi ], die; [engl. fantasy = Fantasie]: Bereich… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 19 fantasy — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ mere, pure, sheer, total ▪ Most of what they told us was pure fantasy. ▪ ultimate ▪ the ultimate human fantasy: being able to fly …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 fantasy — 01. Tolkien s novel trilogy The Lord of the Rings is generally considered the father of modern [fantasy] literature. 02. My friend has this [fantasy] of getting married, and having kids and all that, but the fact is she has a lot of trouble in… …

    Grammatical examples in English


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