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imaginary adj : not based on fact; dubious; "the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt; "a small child's imaginary friends"; "her imagined fame"; "to create a notional world for oneself" [syn: fanciful, imagined, notional]

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  1. that exists only in the imagination
  2. of, or being the imaginary part of a complex number


existing in imagination
the non-real part of a complex number

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