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