- A thing that someone believes to be real but that exists only in their imagination: it really was Ross and not a figment of her overheated imaginationMore example sentences
invention, creation, fabrication; hallucination, illusion, delusion, fancy, vision
- The recent analysis, however, suggests that the events depicted were horrifyingly real and not figments of artists' imagination.
- They were unpleasant sometimes, but no more so than being in this prison, and they seemed too real to be merely figments of his imagination.
- So at first she did not even know if it was real or a figment of her imagination.