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imaginary

[ih-maj-uh-ner-ee]
adjective
1.
existing only in the imagination or fancy; not real; fancied: an imaginary illness; the imaginary animals in the stories of Dr. Seuss.
noun, plural imaginaries.
2.
Mathematics, imaginary number.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin imāginārius, equivalent to imāgin-, (stem of imāgō) image + -ārius -ary

imaginarily, adverb
imaginariness, noun
nonimaginarily, adverb
nonimaginarilyness, noun
nonimaginariness, noun
nonimaginary, adjective
preimaginary, adjective
unimaginary, adjective

imaginary, imaginative.


1. fanciful, visionary, shadowy, chimerical, baseless, illusory.


1. real.
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imaginary (ɪˈmædʒɪnərɪ, -dʒɪnrɪ)
 
adj
1.  existing in the imagination; unreal; illusory
2.  maths involving or containing imaginary numbers. The imaginary part of a complex number, z, is usually written Imz
 
im'aginarily
 
adv
 
im'aginariness
 
n

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