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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fan-tey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, fan-tuh-zee-uh]
    • /fænˈteɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, ˌfæn təˈzi ə/
    • /fænˈteɪ.zi.ə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-tey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, fan-tuh-zee-uh]
    • /fænˈteɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, ˌfæn təˈzi ə/

Definitions of fantasia word

  • noun fantasia Music. a composition in fanciful or irregular form or style. a potpourri of well-known airs arranged with interludes and florid embellishments. 1
  • noun fantasia fantasy (def 9). 1
  • noun fantasia something considered to be unreal, weird, exotic, or grotesque. 1
  • noun fantasia A musical composition with a free form and often an improvisatory style. 1
  • countable noun fantasia A fantasia is a piece of music that is not written in a traditional or fixed form. 0
  • noun fantasia any musical composition of a free or improvisatory nature 0

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Origin of fantasia

First appearance:

before 1715
One of the 49% newest English words
From Italian, dating back to 1715-25; See origin at fantasy

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Parts of speech for Fantasia


fantasia popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fantasia usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fantasia

noun fantasia

  • capriccio — a lively piece composed freely and without adhering to the rules for any specific musical form
  • roulade — a musical embellishment consisting of a rapid succession of tones sung to a single syllable.
  • rhapsody — Music. an instrumental composition irregular in form and suggestive of improvisation.

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