Fantastical is a word that is often used to describe things that are too good to be true. When people talk about fantastical stories, they are usually talking about stories that are not actually true.

  • The story was so fantastical that I couldn't believe it was real.

  • The movie was so fantastical that I couldn't believe it was based on a true story.

Definition of fantastical


ludicrously odd


antic, fantastic, grotesque


existing in fancy only



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Example Sentences for fantastical

  • 1

    The music is fantastic.

  • 2

    The picture of the bee is fantastic.

  • 3

    The gala and the parade were fantastic.

  • 4

    The plane featured in the movie was fantastic.

  • 5

    This is a fantastical menagerie of wild animals.

  • 6

    Quadruped robots have fantastic utility.

  • 7

    His record is the fantastic record of a maniac.

  • 8

    He is famous for painting fantastic pictures.

  • 9

    Cinder Cone and the Fantastic Lava Beds.

  • 10

    The concert was as fantastic as how it was last year.