- unreal; imaginary; visionary: a chimerical terrestrial paradise.
- wildly fanciful; highly unrealistic: a chimerical plan.
Origin of chimerical
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Antonyms for chimerical
Related Words for chimericchimerical, delusive, delusory, fanciful, fantastic, fantastical, hallucinatory, illusive, illusory, made-up, notional, phantasmagoric, phantasmal, phantasmic, unreal, unrealistic, visionary
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Contemporary Examples of chimeric
His writings usually identify an enemy, such as the U.S. government, minorities, or the chimeric Zionist Occupation Government.Where White Supremacists Breed Online
April 17, 2014
As the artists put it in their essay, they ended up with “chimeric deities, hybrid talismans, and surreal stellae”.Photoshop for Divines
May 23, 2013
Historical Examples of chimeric
I am swept away and overwhelmed by some chimeric longing that has no name.The Devourers
Annie Vivanti Chartres
He spoke of the fictitious quarries, of the railways on paper, of the chimeric liners disappearing in their own steam.The Nabob
What vast effort has been wasted in this chimeric hope is truly unimaginable.
- wildly fanciful; imaginary
- given to or indulging in fantasies
Word Origin and History for chimeric
- Relating to a chimera.
- Composed of parts of different origin.