Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being fantastical; whimsicality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being fantastical; fancifulness; whimsicality.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being fantastic; fantasticalness.

Etymologies

fantastic +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • See the gallery below for 30+ examples of the H.V. fantasticism train.

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  • The looming spectres raised by her mother's information, the wearing sense of being over-weighted in the race, were driving her to a Hamlet-like fantasticism and defiance of augury; moreover, she was abroad.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • Reservoir has a distinctly comfortable if not intimate feel that sets it apart from Arcade Fire's angst or Neutral Milk's fantasticism.

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  • Our cousins across the line, with their population of one hundred million, are still forlornly looking for the great American novel, and remembering the age and character of this Dominion I very much doubt if you will ever have the great Canathan novel, for the author of any such master-piece would have to have the geographical restlessness of a Casey Jones and the lyric fervour of an Archibald Lampman and the diligence of an Arnold Bennett and the humour of a Cervantes and the realism of a Zola and the fantasticism. of a Wilson MacDonald and the scholarship of a Charles G.

    The Interpreters of Canada

  • The looming spectres raised by her mother’s information, the wearing sense of being over-weighted in the race, were driving her to a Hamlet-like fantasticism and defiance of augury; moreover, she was abroad.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

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