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chi·mer·i·cal

 (kī-mĕr′ĭ-kəl, -mîr′-, kĭ-)
adj.
Highly improbable or illusory: "a chimerical quest for unlimited social mobility" (Jerome Karabel).

chi·mer′i·cal·ly adv.
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chimerical

(kaɪˈmɛrɪkəl; kɪ-) or

chimeric

adj
1. wildly fanciful; imaginary
2. given to or indulging in fantasies
chiˈmerically adv
chiˈmericalness n
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chi•mer•i•cal

(kɪˈmɛr ɪ kəl, -ˈmɪər-, kaɪ-)

also chi•mer′ic,



adj.
1. imaginary.
2. highly unrealistic.
[1630–40]
chi•mer′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chimerical - being or relating to or like a chimera; "his Utopia is not as chimeric commonwealth but a practical improvement on what already exists"- Douglas Bush
2.chimerical - produced by a wildly fanciful imagination; "his Utopia is not a chimerical commonwealth but a practical improvement on what already exists"- Douglas Bush
unrealistic - not realistic; "unrealistic expectations"; "prices at unrealistic high levels"
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chimerical

adjective
1. Existing only in the imagination:
2. Of, relating to, or in the nature of an illusion; lacking reality:
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Translations

chimerical

[kaɪˈmerɪkəl] ADJquimérico
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chimerical

adjschimärisch
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The omniscient third-person narrative is altered by the second-person narrative and the interior monologues by homodiegetic narrators; the focal point is shifting constantly, thus creating the mosaic quality of the discourse and strengthening the general impression of the fragmentation, convulsion, and even chimericalness of the reality described.