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Antonyms for fancied

existent, real.

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 went to your door, listened, and fancied I heard your pure, calm breathing.. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  2. She knew him so well, or she fancied that she did. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Do you know I fancied you somewhat altered- a little fallen away, and pale. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  8. He had fancied once or twice that he had already begun to turn. – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. I fancied from the beginning, that there must be something in his tale. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. One fancied as much, Princess Sofia. – Red Masquerade by Louis Joseph Vance
  16. For a moment I fancied that the man still hesitated. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  17. Yes; it is a pleasant thing to find men better than we fancied them. – The Good News of God by Charles Kingsley
  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. I fancied you would have three. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  20. Hastings glanced at Winifred, and Agatha fancied that she understood what was in his mind. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
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