Fantastic vs. Awesome
Fantastic and Awesome Definitions
Based on or existing only in fantasy; unreal
Fantastic mythological creatures.
The fantastic realms of science fiction.
An awesome thunderstorm.
Strange or fanciful in form, conception, or appearance
“The fire assumed fantastic shapes as he watched” (Ward Just).
Stood in awesome silence before the ancient ruins.
“the early jubilant years of the Restoration with their fantastic hopes of a Golden Age and incorruptible power” (Janet Todd).
(Slang) Remarkable; outstanding
"a totally awesome arcade game" (Los Angeles Times).
Exceedingly great in size or degree; extravagant
A fantastic sum of money.
(dated) Causing awe or terror; inspiring wonder or excitement.
The waterfall in the middle of the rainforest was an awesome sight.
The tsunami was awesome in its destructive power.
Wonderful or superb; remarkable
A fantastic trip to Europe.
(colloquial) Excellent, exciting, remarkable.
That was awesome!
An eccentric person.
(slang) nodot=a: the quality, state, or essence of being awesome.
Made of awesome
Existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or relating to fantasy; fanciful.
He told fantastic stories of dragons and goblins.
His fantastic post-college plans had all collapsed within a year of graduation.
She had a fantastic view of her own importance that none of her colleagues shared.
Causing awe; appalling; awful; as, an awesome sight.
Not believable; implausible; seemingly only possible in fantasy.
The events were so fantastic that only the tabloids were willing to print them.
She entered the lab and stood gaping for a good ten minutes at the fantastic machinery at work all around her.
Expressive of awe or terror.
An awesome glance up at the auld castle.
Resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; grotesque.
Inspiring awe or admiration or wonder;
New York is an amazing city
The Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight
The awesome complexity of the universe
This sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath
Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent
Wonderful; marvelous; excellent; extraordinarily good or great (used especially as an intensifier).
"I had a simply fantastic vacation, and I can't wait to tell you all about it!"
(archaic) A fanciful or whimsical person.
Existing only in imagination; fanciful; imaginary; not real; chimerical.
Having the nature of a phantom; unreal.
Indulging the vagaries of imagination; whimsical; full of absurd fancies; capricious; as, fantastic minds; a fantastic mistress.
Resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; oddly shaped; grotesque.
There at the foot of yonder nodding beech,That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high.
A person given to fantastic dress, manners, etc.; an eccentric person; a fop.
Our fantastics, who, having a fine watch, take all ocasions to draw it out to be seen.
Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
Fantastic Halloween costumes
A grotesque reflection in the mirror
Extraordinarily good; used especially as intensifiers;
A fantastic trip to the Orient
The film was fantastic!
A howling success
A marvelous collection of rare books
Had a rattling conversation about politics
A tremendous achievement
Extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic; foolish;
A fantastic idea of his own importance
Existing in fancy only;
Fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel
Exceedingly or unbelievably great;
The bomb did fantastic damage
Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength
Phenomenal feats of memory