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fancied

[fan-seed] /ˈfæn sid/
adjective
1.
unreal; imaginary:
to be upset by fancied grievances.
Origin of fancied
1560-1570
1560-70; fancy + -ed2
Related forms
unfancied, adjective
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  • Unwed, unfancied, ware of wiles, they fingerponder nightly each his variorum edition of The Taming of the Shrew.

    Ulysses James Joyce
British Dictionary definitions for unfancied

unfancied

/ʌnˈfænsɪd/
adjective
1.
(esp of a sportsperson, team, etc) thought unlikely to win or succeed

fancied

/ˈfænsɪd/
adjective
1.
imaginary; unreal
2.
thought likely to win or succeed: a fancied runner
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Word Origin and History for unfancied

fancied

adj.

"imaginary," 1560s, past participle adjective from fancy (v.).

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