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fan·tas·tic

 (făn-tăs′tĭk) also fan·tas·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
adj.
1.
a. Based on or existing only in fantasy; unreal: fantastic mythological creatures; the fantastic realms of science fiction.
b. Strange or fanciful in form, conception, or appearance: "The fire assumed fantastic shapes as he watched" (Ward Just).
2.
a. Unrealistic; irrational: "the early jubilant years of the Restoration with their fantastic hopes of a Golden Age and incorruptible power" (Janet Todd).
b. Exceedingly great in size or degree; extravagant: a fantastic sum of money.
3. Wonderful or superb; remarkable: a fantastic trip to Europe.
n.
An eccentric person.

[Middle English fantastik, imagined, from Old French fantastique, from Late Latin phantasticus, imaginary, from Greek phantastikos, able to create mental images, from phantazesthai, to appear; see fantasy.]

fan·tas′ti·cal′i·ty (-tĭ-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.
fan·tas′ti·cal·ly adv.
Synonyms: fantastic, bizarre, grotesque, fanciful, exotic
These adjectives apply to what is very strange or strikingly unusual. Fantastic describes what seems to have slight relation to the real world because of its strangeness or extravagance: fantastic imaginary beasts such as the unicorn. Bizarre stresses oddness that is heightened by striking contrasts and incongruities and that shocks or fascinates: "a bizarre array of bellbottoms, floral shirts, shoes with brass buckles, white belts, orange hot pants, and miniskirts" (James S. Hirsch).
Grotesque refers principally to deformity and distortion, often of a ludicrous or repulsive nature: statues of grotesque, misshapen creatures. Fanciful applies to what is strongly influenced by imagination, caprice, or whimsy: "folksingers telling old tales in fanciful masks, wigs and costumes" (Anchee Min).
Something exotic is unusual and intriguing: painted landscapes in exotic colors.

fantastically

(fænˈtæstɪkəlɪ)
adv
1. in a fantastic manner
2. informal (intensifier): it's fantastically cheap.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.fantastically - exceedingly; extremely; "she plays fabulously well"
Translations
بِصورَة خَيالِيَّه، بِصورَة رائِعَه
fantasticky
fantastiskt
fantasztikusan
frábærlega
fantasticky
çokfevkalâde

fantastically

[fænˈtæstɪkəlɪ] ADV
1. (= extraordinarily) [expensive, complicated] → increíblemente
fantastically learnedenormemente erudito
2. (= imaginatively) [wrought, coloured] → maravillosamente

fantastically

[fænˈtæstɪkəli] adv [expensive] → terriblement; [exciting, successful, popular] → incroyablement; [well] → incroyablement; [badly] → incroyablement

fantastically

adv
(inf: = extraordinarily) high, large, expensive, well etcunwahrscheinlich (inf), → wahnsinnig (inf)
(= strikingly)auffallend; (= imaginatively)fantasievoll, phantasievoll; (= elaborately)kunstvoll; fantastically colouredfantastisch or phantastisch bunt

fantastically

[fænˈtæstɪklɪ] advin modo fantastico, fantasticamente
he is fantastically rich → è incredibilmente or favolosamente ricco

fantasy

(ˈfӕntəsi) plural ˈfantasies noun
an imaginary (especially not realistic) scene, story etc. He was always having fantasies about becoming rich and famous; (also adjective) He lived in a fantasy world.
fantastic (fӕnˈtӕstik) adjective
1. unbelievable and like a fantasy. She told me some fantastic story about her father being a Grand Duke!
2. wonderful; very good. You look fantastic!
fanˈtastically adverb
References in classic literature ?
And travellers, now, within that valley, Through the red-litten windows see Vast forms, that move fantastically To a discordant melody, While, lie a ghastly rapid river, Through the pale door A hideous throng rush out forever And laugh -- but smile no more.
However, my business is with the week's washing, which in various shades of white, with occasional patches of scarlet, fluttered fantastically across a space of the garden, thereby giving unmistakable witness to human inhabitants, male and female.
Shaking from head to foot, the man whose scattered consciousness has thus fantastically pieced itself together, at length rises, supports his trembling frame upon his arms, and looks around.
But the point which drew all eyes, and, as it were, transfigured the wearer -- so that both men and women who had been familiarly acquainted with Hester Prynne were now impressed as if they beheld her for the first time -- was that SCARLET LETTER, so fantastically embroidered and illuminated upon her bosom.
I mused fantastically, afterwards at home, stifling the living pang of my heart with fantastic dreams.
The leaves of the bread-fruit are of great size, and their edges are cut and scolloped as fantastically as those of a lady's lace collar.
Beyond, drawn up on the beach, he could see the big war-canoes, with high and fantastically carved bows and sterns, ornamented with scrolls and bands of white cowrie shells.
He envied Joe, down in the village, rampant, tearing the slats off the bar, his brain gnawing with maggots, exulting in maudlin ways over maudlin things, fantastically and gloriously drunk and forgetful of Monday morning and the week of deadening toil to come.
And for the rest of the way to the steamer, Dag Daughtry grinned and chuckled at sight of his plunder and at sight of Kwaque, who fantastically titubated and ambled along, barrel-like, on his pipe-stems.
He sees penumbral visions of himself titubating fantastically through days and nights of space and stars.
She feared, fantastically, that her own little flock might be moving into turmoil and squalor, into nearer contact with such episodes as these.
One was a map of the Pyncheon territory at the eastward, not engraved, but the handiwork of some skilful old draughtsman, and grotesquely illuminated with pictures of Indians and wild beasts, among which was seen a lion; the natural history of the region being as little known as its geography, which was put down most fantastically awry.