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Synonyms for imaginary
ɪˈmædʒ əˌnɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. complex number, complex quantity, imaginary number, imaginary(adj)

    (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1

    Synonyms:
    complex quantity, complex number, imaginary number

    Antonyms:
    existent, real

  2. fanciful, imaginary, notional(adj)

    not based on fact; unreal

    "the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt; "a small child's imaginary friends"; "to create a notional world for oneself"

    Synonyms:
    conceptional, ideational, speculative, notional, fanciful

    Antonyms:
    real, existent

Editors Contribution

  1. nefelibata

    related to imagine is a word that describes creativity in the mind. imaginary is the creative thinking is the brain that makes you think of fictional characters or nouns.

    Submitted by rinat on September 9, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. imaginary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    visionary, ideal, fancied, fanciful, chimerical, dreamy, unreal, shadowy, wild, quixotic, utopian

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. imaginary(a)

    Synonyms:
    fancied, visionary, chimerical, illusive, phantasmal

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How to use imaginary in a sentence?

  1. C. C. Colton:

    To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it. The pains of power are real; its pleasures imaginary.

  2. Robert Jeffress:

    When you read the Bible you will discover that God reserved His harshest condemnation for individuals and nations that practiced idolatry – creating an imaginary god who conformed to a culture’s immorality.

  3. Thomas Szasz:

    Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.

  4. Hami Aksoy:

    The claims in the report about Syrians being forcibly sent back, threatened and mistreated are false and imaginary, our country is reiterating at every opportunity that the return of migrants needs to be done voluntarily and safely, and that this process must be carried out in line with international laws.

  5. Aaron Machado:

    The imaginary friends I had as a kid dropped me because their friends thought I didn't exist.

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