Figment - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɪɡmənt|  American pronunciation of the word figment
Brit.  |ˈfɪɡm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word figment

noun

- a contrived or fantastic idea

a figment of the imagination

Examples

...unable to find any tracks in the snow the next morning, I was forced to conclude that the shadowy figure had been a figment of my imagination...

...thus far, the invisible human being has been nothing more than a figment of fantasy writers...

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