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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fan-tas-tik]
    • /fænˈtæs tɪk/
    • /fænˈtæstɪklɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-tas-tik]
    • /fænˈtæs tɪk/

Definitions of fantastically word

  • adjective fantastically conceived or appearing as if conceived by an unrestrained imagination; odd and remarkable; bizarre; grotesque: fantastic rock formations; fantastic designs. 1
  • adjective fantastically fanciful or capricious, as persons or their ideas or actions: We never know what that fantastic creature will say next. 1
  • adjective fantastically imaginary or groundless in not being based on reality; foolish or irrational: fantastic fears. 1
  • adjective fantastically extravagantly fanciful; marvelous. 1
  • adjective fantastically incredibly great or extreme; exorbitant: to spend fantastic sums of money. 1
  • adjective fantastically highly unrealistic or impractical; outlandish: a fantastic scheme to make a million dollars betting on horse races. 1

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Origin of fantastically

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English fantastik pertaining to the imaginative faculty < Medieval Latin fantasticus, variant of Late Latin phantasticus < Greek phantastikós able to present or show (to the mind), equivalent to *phantad-, base of phantázein to make visible (akin to phānós light, bright, phaínein to make appear) + -tikos -tic

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Parts of speech for Fantastically


fantastically popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for fantastically

adv fantastically

  • uncommonly — in an uncommon or unusual manner or degree.
  • peculiarly — strange; queer; odd: peculiar happenings.
  • unusually — not usual, common, or ordinary; uncommon in amount or degree; exceptional: an unusual sound; an unusual hobby; an unusual response.
  • remarkably — notably or conspicuously unusual; extraordinary: a remarkable change.
  • rarely — on rare occasions; infrequently; seldom: I'm rarely late for appointments.

adverb fantastically

  • extremely — To a very great degree ; very.
  • very — in a high degree; extremely; exceedingly: A giant is very tall.
  • really — in reality; actually: to see things as they really are.
  • awfully — in an unpleasant, bad, or reprehensible manner
  • enormously — To a very great degree or extent; considerably.

Antonyms for fantastically

adv fantastically

  • frequently — often; many times; at short intervals.
  • commonly — usually; ordinarily
  • normally — in a normal or regular way: The wound is healing normally.
  • usually — habitual or customary: her usual skill.
  • regularly — at regular times or intervals.

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