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fan·tast

 (făn′tăst′)
n.
A visionary; a dreamer.

[German, from Medieval Latin phantasta, from Greek phantastēs, boaster, from phantasiā, imagination; see fantasy.]

fantast

(ˈfæntæst)
n
a dreamer or visionary
[C16: from German Phantast, from Greek phantastēs boaster; English word influenced in meaning by fantastic]

fan•tast

(ˈfæn tæst)

n.
a visionary; dreamer.
[1580–90; < German, variant of Phantast < Greek phantastḗs boaster fantastic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fantast - someone who predicts the futurefantast - someone who predicts the future  
illusionist, seer, visionary - a person with unusual powers of foresight
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Rating FANTAST TIC FOUR (12) REED RICHARDS (Miles Teller) is an inquisitive T student from Oyster Bay, New York, who creates a "cymatic matter shuttle" with best friend Ben Grimm (Jamie Bell) that transports objects between two realms.
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The dreamer is the fantast, without any limitation by reality.
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Ball and Hammer: Hugo Ball's Tenderend the Fantast (New Haver;, CT: Yule University Press, 2002), 8, quoting from Jaeobus de Voragine, The Golden Legend trans.
Die Sprengkraft des Konzepts einer "Autobiographiefiktion" im Rahmen der Shoah-Literatur wurde Ende der Neunziger ersichtlich am Aufsehen, welches die Enthullungen um Binjamin Wilkomirskis Bruchstucke (1995) erregten, als sich herausstellte, dass der Autor nicht der KZ-Uberlebende war, fur den er sich ausgab, sondern ein Fantast.