[ fan-tuh-seed ]
/ ˈfæn tə sid /


conceived of in or as a fantasy; imagined; storied.
dreamt of or hoped for; longingly imagined; fancied: a fantasied career as a fashion model.
Obsolete. filled with fantasy or fancy; imaginative or whimsical.

Origin of fantasied

First recorded in 1555–65; fantasy + -ed2, -ed3

Definition for fantasied (2 of 2)

[ fan-tuh-see, -zee ]
/ ˈfæn tə si, -zi /

noun, plural fan·ta·sies.


noting or relating to any of various games or leagues in which fans assemble players of a professional sport into imaginary teams, and points are scored based on the performance of these players in real games: fantasy football; fantasy sports.

verb (used with or without object), fan·ta·sied, fan·ta·sy·ing.

to form mental images; imagine; fantasize.
Rare. to write or play fantasias.
Sometimes phan·ta·sy.

Origin of fantasy

1275–1325; Middle English fantasie imaginative faculty, mental image (< Anglo-French, Old French) < Latin phantasia < Greek phantasía an idea, notion, image, literally, a making visible; see fantastic, -y3


non·fan·ta·sy, noun, plural non·fan·ta·sies. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for fantasied

  • In this sort that fayre Wydow and young Princesse fantasied in the night vppon the discourse of hir appetites.

    The Palace of Pleasure|William Painter

British Dictionary definitions for fantasied



/ (ˈfæntəsɪ) /

noun plural -sies

verb -sies, -sying or -sied

a less common word for fantasize

Word Origin for fantasy

C14 fantasie, from Latin phantasia, from Greek phantazein to make visible
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for fantasied

[ făntə-sē, -zē ]


Imagery that is more or less coherent, as in dreams and daydreams, yet unrestricted by reality.phantasia
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