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Antonyms for fancied

real, existent.

Quotes of fancied

  1. I had always fancied a go at the comedy and when it started to go reasonably well and the opportunity arose for me to move into it full time, I just couldn't turn it down. I just took the risk, and I just wanted to see if it would work and thankfully it did. – Jo Brand
  2. I fancied I had some constancy of mind because I could bear my own sufferings, but found through the sufferings of others I could be weakened like a child. – Sarah Fielding
  3. It's great fun if you get a good piece of writing and you can pretend to be someone else, tell a story that needs to be told, make some kind of connection. I've always fancied myself as a leading man, but I really doubt whether anyone else sees me that way. – Colin Hay
  4. There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from all prejudice. – William Hazlitt
  5. I enjoyed sex and indulged in it when I fancied the men. – Christine Keeler
  6. I've fancied other women, but I haven't done anything about it. – Kylie Minogue
  7. It is not uncommon in modern times to see governments straining every nerve to keep the peace, and the people whom they represent, with patriotic enthusiasm and resentment over real or fancied wrongs, urging them forward to war. – Elihu Root
  8. Communists are people who fancied that they had an unhappy childhood. – Gertrude Stein
  9. As a kid I quite fancied the romantic, Bohemian idea of being an artist. I expect I thought I could escape from the difficulties of maths and spelling. Maybe I thought I would avoid the judgement of the establishment. – Peter Wright

Usage examples for fancied

  1. “ I find it rather interesting, I must confess, much more so than I should have fancied – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. Nobody there showed the least consciousness of that latter fact; nobody fancied it was anything but natural to rely upon Nettie. ” – The Doctor's Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  3. She knew him so well, or she fancied that she did. ” – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  4. “ I fancied you would have three. ” – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  5. “ I fancied from the beginning, that there must be something in his tale. ” – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  6. He had fancied once or twice that he had already begun to turn. ” – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  7. Yes; it is a pleasant thing to find men better than we fancied them. ” – The Good News of God by Charles Kingsley
  8. He said that he had nothing in common with the place and the people- no more than I had- and that was what he had always fancied in me. ” – A First Family of Tasajara by Bret Harte
  9. In these fancied corrections, the phrases with him and with me have a very awkward and questionable position: it seems doubtful, whether they depend on was and is, or on angry and engaged. ” – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  10. He had had a strange dream during the night, and this had taken from his memory the change which he had fancied he noticed in the shell before going to bed. ” – Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children by Julian Hawthorne
  11. One fancied as much, Princess Sofia. ” – Red Masquerade by Louis Joseph Vance
  12. “ I did see, but thought I must have fancied the effect, until he saw it too. ” – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  13. Too quick to take offence where none was really intended, he fancied that many bore him ill- will who had scarcely given him a passing thought. ” – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
  14. Yet, as you say, Fred, the most difficult part is to come, just as we fancied that we were through. ” – The Opinions of a Philosopher by Robert Grant
  15. “ I got grandmother's tea ready, and was carrying it along the passage from the kitchen when I fancied I heard Mr. Penreath's voice in the bar parlour. ” – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  16. “ I went to your door, listened, and fancied I heard your pure, calm breathing.. ” – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  17. Hastings glanced at Winifred, and Agatha fancied that she understood what was in his mind. ” – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  18. When I arose in the morning and looked out I fancied myself at sea, as indeed I was. ” – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  19. “ For a moment I fancied that the man still hesitated. ” – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  20. Do you know I fancied you somewhat altered- a little fallen away, and pale. ” – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë