Definition

Fantasy

Fantasy is a deliberate act of the imagination in which it is given free rein, usually to experience enjoyable images related to one's wishfulilment. Drug-induced fantasy may be very unpleasant however.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Fantasy
- Fancy; imagination; especially, a whimsical or fanciful conception; a vagary of the imagination; whim; caprice; humor.
- Fantastic designs.
2. Fantasy
- To have a fancy for; to be pleased with; to like; to fancy.
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