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figmental Line breaks: fig|men¦tal
Pronunciation: /fɪɡˈmɛnt(ə)l/

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Definition of figmental in English:

adjective

Existing only in the imagination; fictitious: a figmental enemy
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  • He retains a figmental vision of a "pasture in the countryside" in North Carolina that serves as a home in his head whenever he needs a ready refuge.
  • In their figmental construction of the world, "remorselessly hunting down people who had done nothing whatever to hurt them" was a sensible act.
  • The beauty that I thought I had known, even Bella's, now seemed delusive and figmental.

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