chimerical chimerical  /kɪ ˈmɛ rə kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) being or relating to or like a chimera
  2. (adj) produced by a wildly fanciful imagination

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Big Fish has chimerical elements, but they're in the service of a life-affirming story about fathers and sons, the kind of thing Steven Spielberg keeps returning to.
  2. Beautiful has spoken-word verses that recall late-night Cinemax soft-core and the chimerical cliches of Bonnie Tyler.
  3. The convergence theory has only recently become the hope of a few Russian thinkers; the idea if not the term has been a persistent but chimerical dream in the West for decades.

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    Please login to view the requested resource. “To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea.” So wrote James Madison. To enjoy liberty and happiness in our...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Harrisonburg Daily News-Record

Quotes

  1. "Whenever Bush entertains his chimerical thoughts, his military commanders paint him a lucid but terrifying picture of the consequences of striking Iran," added President Ahmadinejad.
    on May 30, 2008 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: PRESS TV

  2. James Madison, in debating the Constitution, said, "To suppose any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical (wildly fanciful) idea. If there be sufficient virtue and intelligence in the...
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: James Madison Source: WDC Media News

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