Still, sci-fi and fantasy that is actually motivated by the issues surrounding women is a rarity.
“There was a dorm at my college that was like a sci-fi, fantasy dorm,” she said.
Whatever happens in the ongoing debt negotiations, whatever happens in the next election, we already know that this is a fantasy.
We know that Tom has lots of amazing ideas – and it was all his fantasy.
No matter that Saddam had nothing to do with 9/11; the hawks had their case and did not let facts interrupt their fantasy.
He held you in his arms, he spoke to you in every dream, in every fantasy, in every accident.
Moreover, I know now what you saw, and it may be nothing but a fantasy of your brain or of mine.
For he called it fantasy, although something in him trembled.
It is a better play than the fantasy, though the fantasy has moments of better poetry.
And if our fantasy fail of such height, What marvel, since no eye above the sun Hath ever travel'd?
early 14c., "illusory appearance," from Old French fantaisie (14c.) "vision, imagination," from Latin phantasia, from Greek phantasia "appearance, image, perception, imagination," from phantazesthai "picture to oneself," from phantos "visible," from phainesthai "appear," in late Greek "to imagine, have visions," related to phaos, phos "light," phainein "to show, to bring to light" (see phantasm). Sense of "whimsical notion, illusion" is pre-1400, followed by that of "imagination," which is first attested 1530s. Sense of "day-dream based on desires" is from 1926.
fantasy fan·ta·sy (fān'tə-sē, -zē)
Imagery that is more or less coherent, as in dreams and daydreams, yet unrestricted by reality. Also called phantasia.