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fantastic

fan·tas·tic

fantastic

 
 
pronunciation:
faen taes tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: wildly imaginative or outlandish; fanciful; exaggerated.
synonyms:
far-fetched, sensational, unreal
similar words:
bizarre, exaggerated, fanciful, fictional, fictitious, imaginative, incredible, outlandish, preposterous, romantic, whimsical
definition 2: irrational or based on imagination.
a fantastic opinion of his own abilities
synonyms:
absurd, illogical, irrational
antonyms:
rational
similar words:
chimerical, crazy, fanciful, imaginary, imaginative, impractical, preposterous, romantic, unreal
definition 3: extreme or excessive.
fantastic wealth
synonyms:
excessive, extreme
similar words:
enormous, exorbitant, extravagant, great, huge, immense, immoderate, tremendous
definition 4: strange or eccentric, as in appearance.
synonyms:
bizarre, peculiar, queer, screwball, strange
antonyms:
ordinary
similar words:
conspicuous, curious, eccentric, extraordinary, freaky, odd, remarkable, striking, unusual, weird
definition 5: (informal) exceptional or superb.
a fantastic singer
synonyms:
excellent, exceptional, marvelous, outstanding, superb, terrific
antonyms:
ordinary
similar words:
fabulous, good, great, incredible, out of this world, sensational, splendid, superior, tremendous, wonderful
derivations: fantastical (adj.), fantastically (adv.)
Word Parts
The word fantastic contains the following part:
-ic Latin and Greek adjective-forming suffix that means like, pertaining to
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The suffix -ic attaches to roots and words of Greek or Latin origin to form adjectives. A few words ending in -ic (magic , critic , music ) were adjectives that became nouns in Greek before they entered English, also as nouns.