Definition of fanciful:
- Conceived in the fancy; not consistent with facts or reason; abounding in ideal qualities or figures; as, a fanciful scheme; a fanciful theory.
- Curiously shaped or constructed; as, she wore a fanciful headdress.
- Full of fancy; guided by fancy, rather than by reason and experience; whimsical; as, a fanciful man forms visionary projects.
speculative, creative, involved, extravagant, real, irrational, insane, dreamlike, foolish, extreme, absurd, unreasonable, mythical, visionary, fantastic, plain, intricate, ideal, grotesque, playful, invented, made-up, ridiculous, contorted, conceptual, notional, make-believe, difficult, complex, visonary, imagined, fantastical, hysterical, fictional, unreal, incomprehensible, wrong, imaginary, quaint, chimerical, complicated, fancy, confusing, imaginative, chimeric, preposterous, conceptional, phantasmic, phantom, childish, crazy, inventive, fabulous, illusory, bizarre, odd, irresponsible, confused, nonsensical, fantasied, wild, pretend, ideational, phantasmal, elaborate, perverse, fictitious, fictive, imaginal, originative.
- capricious (part of speech: adjective)
- sensitive (part of speech: adjective)
- motiveless (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- "Shirley", Charlotte Brontë.
- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.