Definitions

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  • adj. Dated form of fantastic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See fantastic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Obsolete forms of fantastic, etc.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Magic is called a phantastic comedy; it might well be called a phantastic tragedy.

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton

  • STRANGER: He, then, who traces the pedigree of his art as follows — who, belonging to the conscious or dissembling section of the art of causing self-contradiction, is an imitator of appearance, and is separated from the class of phantastic which is

    The Sophist

  • My interviews showed how markets are dangerously structured around stimulating the belief in phantastic objects, divided state thinking and groupfeel.

    David Tuckett: Making Markets Safer (Excerpt)

  • To build up to the point where there was the kind of asset price bubble we had before 2008, very many people in markets had at some level to have joined in the excited state and become trusting about the latest phantastic objects, even if they did not fully realize it.

    David Tuckett: Making Markets Safer (Excerpt)

  • I consider that the organizational failures followed from the power phantastic objects exert on mental states and the way institutions have increasingly stimulated this power for advantage and then increasingly become ruled by it.

    David Tuckett: Making Markets Safer (Excerpt)

  • In fact many people working in markets believe they really are phantastic objects themselves.

    David Tuckett: Making Markets Safer (Excerpt)

  • It follows that to make markets safer we have to examine the institutional context in which financial assets are first gathered up and then traded and in that context to consider steps to reduce the potential for markets to be seriously captured by phantastic objects, divided states and groupfeel.....

    David Tuckett: Making Markets Safer (Excerpt)

  • They do the durty job for us, who just throw away anything in the same bin and then do not care – also you, my dear Zeinobia, and all those phantastic people who complain about garbage collectors and pigs.

    Global Voices in English » Egypt: Combating H1N1 with pigs culling

  • Julius Grimm 1 year ago what a phantastic musicvideo great camerawork while the one shot two thumbs up

    Nyle "Let The Beat Build" on Vimeo

  • Borrowing language from Sigmund Freud, he calls such financial assets " phantastic objects, " which people see alternately as capable of fulfilling their dreams of wealth and power or utterly worthless and repulsive.

    Economists

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