Definition of chimerical:
preposterous, fantastic, delusive, unrealistic, false, visionary, chimeric, incorrect, anomalous, irrational, fantastical, delusory, phantasmic, ill-advised, unreasonable, dreamlike, mistaken, monstrous, notional, ludicrous, imaginary, infatuated, senseless, wild, hallucinatory, paradoxical, chimeral, nonsensical, ill-judged, erroneous, phantasmagoric, real, illusive, ridiculous, absurd, foolish, fanciful, ill-considered, inconclusive, stupid, delusory, conceptual.
- "Manners and Social Usages", Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood.
- "A Modern Chronicle, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
Some of the schemes to which I refer are evidently chimerical; others are difficult, indeed, but cannot be said to be impracticable, though discouraged by the apprehension of disastrous consequences from the disturbance of existing natural or artificial arrangements; and there are still others, the accomplishment of which is ultimately certain, though for the present forbidden by economical considerations.- "The Earth as Modified by Human Action", George P. Marsh.