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fantastic


 
  Overview  of  adj  fantastic 
 
  The  adj  fantastic  has  5  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (4)  antic,  fantastic,  fantastical,  grotesque  --  (ludicrously  odd;  "Hamlet's  assumed  antic  disposition";  "fantastic  Halloween  costumes";  "a  grotesque  reflection  in  the  mirror") 
  2.  (3)  fantastic,  howling,  marvelous,  marvellous,  rattling,  terrific,  tremendous,  wonderful,  wondrous  --  (extraordinarily  good;  used  especially  as  intensifiers;  "a  fantastic  trip  to  the  Orient";  "the  film  was  fantastic!";  "a  howling  success";  "a  marvelous  collection  of  rare  books";  "had  a  rattling  conversation  about  politics";  "a  tremendous  achievement") 
  3.  (2)  fantastic  --  (extravagantly  fanciful  and  unrealistic;  foolish;  "a  fantastic  idea  of  his  own  importance") 
  4.  (1)  fantastic,  fantastical  --  (existing  in  fancy  only;  "fantastic  figures  with  bulbous  heads  the  circumference  of  a  bushel"-  Nathaniel  Hawthorne) 
  5.  fantastic,  phenomenal  --  (exceedingly  or  unbelievably  great;  "the  bomb  did  fantastic  damage";  "Samson  is  supposed  to  have  had  fantastic  strength";  "phenomenal  feats  of  memory") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  fantastic 
 
  5  senses  of  fantastic 
 
  Sense  1 
  antic,  fantastic,  fantastical,  grotesque 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  strange)  ->  familiar 
 
  Sense  2 
  fantastic,  howling(postnominal),  marvelous,  marvellous,  rattling(postnominal),  terrific,  tremendous,  wonderful,  wondrous 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  extraordinary)  ->  ordinary 
 
  Sense  3 
  fantastic 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  unrealistic)  ->  realistic 
 
  Sense  4 
  fantastic,  fantastical 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  unreal)  ->  real,  existent 
 
  Sense  5 
  fantastic,  phenomenal 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  extraordinary)  ->  ordinary 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  fantastic 
 
  5  senses  of  fantastic 
 
  Sense  1 
  antic,  fantastic,  fantastical,  grotesque 
  =>  strange  (vs.  familiar),  unusual 
 
  Sense  2 
  fantastic,  howling(postnominal),  marvelous,  marvellous,  rattling(postnominal),  terrific,  tremendous,  wonderful,  wondrous 
  =>  extraordinary  (vs.  ordinary) 
 
  Sense  3 
  fantastic 
  =>  unrealistic  (vs.  realistic) 
 
  Sense  4 
  fantastic,  fantastical 
  =>  unreal  (vs.  real) 
 
  Sense  5 
  fantastic,  phenomenal 
  =>  extraordinary  (vs.  ordinary) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  fantastic 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  fantastic 
 
  fantastic  used  as  an  adjective  is  common  (polysemy  count  =  5) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  fantastic 
  fantastic 
  fantastical 
 
  Overview  of  adj  fantastic 
 
  The  adj  fantastic  has  5  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (4)  antic,  fantastic,  fantastical,  grotesque  --  (ludicrously  odd;  "Hamlet's  assumed  antic  disposition";  "fantastic  Halloween  costumes";  "a  grotesque  reflection  in  the  mirror") 
  2.  (3)  fantastic,  howling,  marvelous,  marvellous,  rattling,  terrific,  tremendous,  wonderful,  wondrous  --  (extraordinarily  good;  used  especially  as  intensifiers;  "a  fantastic  trip  to  the  Orient";  "the  film  was  fantastic!";  "a  howling  success";  "a  marvelous  collection  of  rare  books";  "had  a  rattling  conversation  about  politics";  "a  tremendous  achievement") 
  3.  (2)  fantastic  --  (extravagantly  fanciful  and  unrealistic;  foolish;  "a  fantastic  idea  of  his  own  importance") 
  4.  (1)  fantastic,  fantastical  --  (existing  in  fancy  only;  "fantastic  figures  with  bulbous  heads  the  circumference  of  a  bushel"-  Nathaniel  Hawthorne) 
  5.  fantastic,  phenomenal  --  (exceedingly  or  unbelievably  great;  "the  bomb  did  fantastic  damage";  "Samson  is  supposed  to  have  had  fantastic  strength";  "phenomenal  feats  of  memory") 



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