英 ['fæntəsɪ; -zɪ]
- n. 幻想；白日梦；幻觉
- adj. 虚幻的
- vt. 空想；想像
- vi. 耽于幻想；奏幻想曲（等于phantasy）
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1、fant- + -asy.
3、其词根的原始含义为：visible, appear. => only image or picture, picture to oneself, imagine.
来自PIE*bha, 发光，照耀，词源同beacon, phantasm. 引申义白日做梦，幻想。
- fantasy: see fancy
- fantasy (n.)
- early 14c., "illusory appearance," from Old French fantaisie, phantasie "vision, imagination" (14c.), from Latin phantasia, from Greek phantasia "power of imagination; appearance, image, perception," from phantazesthai "picture to oneself," from phantos "visible," from phainesthai "appear," in late Greek "to imagine, have visions," related to phaos, phos "light," phainein "to show, to bring to light" (see phantasm). Sense of "whimsical notion, illusion" is pre-1400, followed by that of "fantastic imagination," which is first attested 1530s. Sense of "day-dream based on desires" is from 1926. In early use in English also fantasie, phantasy, etc. As the name of a fiction genre, from 1949.
- 1. The film starts off realistically and then develops into a ridiculous fantasy.
- 2. She clings to a romantic fantasy of wedded bliss.
- 3. She invents fantasy lives for her own vicarious pleasure.
- 4. Falling in love the first time is all froth and fantasy.
- 5. Children use fantasy to explore worrying aspects of real life.
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