What does the word phantasy mean?

Usage examples for phantasy

  1. You must see how great would be the advantage to us all of our union being at once completed You should not now allow a phantasy of misplaced generosity to stand in the way of an arrangement which is so desirable." – La Vendée An Historical Romance by Anthony Trollope
  2. Men tell us that all beyond this is phantasy, dreaming, Sunday- school politics: there is nothing worth living for except to get on in the world; and nothing at all worth dying for, since the age of ideals is past. – The Americanism of Washington by Henry Van Dyke
  3. And then would you throw away from you in some childish phantasy all that I have been struggling to win for you during my whole life? – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope