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  Fantasy



Fantasy

    In imagination, a series of mental representations connected by a story line or dramatic plot that may possibly be translated into actuality. Imagery in the mind that is fictive rather than perceptual, and that tells a story in either pictures or words. A fantasy, like a dream, may be a program of expectations for the future, or a replay of past happenings, or a combination of both.

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Imagination
A new pattern of perceptual or ideational material derived from past experience.

Imagery
In mental life, the collective representation of mental images or depictions of anything either perceived (perceptual imagery) or, if not actually present as a sensory stimulus, recognized in memory (memory imagery), or in dream, confabulation, or fantasy (fictive imagery). Imagery refers to a predominantly visual sensory modality of input.

Fantasy
In imagination, a series of mental representations connected by a story line or dramatic plot that may possibly be translated into actuality. Imagery in the mind that is fictive rather than perceptual, and that tells a story in either pictures or words. A fantasy, like a dream, may be a program of expectations for the future, or a replay of past happenings, or a combination of both.

Dream
A series of thoughts, images, or emotions occurring during sleep which are dissociated from the usual stream of consciousness of the waking state.

Future
The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.



SIMILAR TERMS
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Fantasies
An imagined sequence of events or mental images, e.g., daydreams.

Fantasize
Colloquial modification of the verb, to fantasy.

Fantod
A state of nervous anxiety or irritability. Also an irritable outburst. Pronounced fan-todd.



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Faggie
Slang term, diminutive of fag or faggot, for a male who participates in sexual activity with another male and whose sexuoerotic status is homosexual.

Falling in love
The personal experience and manifest expression of becoming intensely, and possibly suddenly, attached or bonded to another person. It may be reciprocal and a source of great ecstasy, or one-sided and a source of great agony. Usually it is erotosexual.

Fantasy

Fantasize
Colloquial modification of the verb, to fantasy.

Fellatio
Erotic stimulation by sucking of the penis with the lips, mouth, tongue, and throat, by a partner of either sex, as a part of normal loveplay, and possibly inducing orgasm. stimulation of the penis by taking it into the mouth, possibly to the point of orgasm. The partner may be of either sex. Not a paraphlia, It is considered a normal part of love play.

Feminine
Characteristic of, or attributed to the female sex.

Fetish
1. an object of special devotion to which mystical power may be attributed. 2. an object or charm endowed with magical or supernatural power; an object or part of the body charged, for a particular person, with special sexuoerotic power.

Fetishism
A paraphilia of the fetishistic/talismanic type in which sexuoerotic arousal and facilitation or attainment of orgasm are responsive to, and contingent on a particular talisman or fetish object, substance, or part of the body belonging to the partner. There is no technical term for the reciprocal paraphilic condition in which the fetish, for example; a uniform, must belong to the self. 2. the condition in which a person is dependent on a talisman or fetish object, substance or part of the body in order to obtain erotic arousal and facilitate or achieve orgasm.

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