- unreal; imaginary: to be upset by fancied grievances.
Origin of fancied
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Examples from the Web for unfancied
Historical Examples of unfancied
Unwed, unfancied, ware of wiles, they fingerponder nightly each his variorum edition of The Taming of the Shrew.Ulysses
- (esp of a sportsperson, team, etc) thought unlikely to win or succeed
- imaginary; unreal
- thought likely to win or succeeda fancied runner
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Word Origin and History for unfancied
"imaginary," 1560s, past participle adjective from fancy (v.).
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