One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- variant spelling of fantasy (restricted to archaic uses or, in modern use, to the fields of psychology and psychiatry)
- ‘The mother's sorrow, I suggest, is partly a denial of her own destructive phantasies towards her child, a repudiation dictated by the superego which, however, does not lead to repression.’
- ‘Memory of his last days before the war gets slowly mixed with delusions and phantasy.’
- ‘The nightmare is the infantile terror of being totally unconnected with the parent, and at the mercy of the external world and one's internal phantasies.’
- ‘A like evil corrupts the intentions of protest against the war where the protester is aroused by phantasies of acts he has never committed or seen.’
- ‘In Phèdre voice becomes the place where nocturnal phantasies commingling sexuality, death, and violence are embodied in verbal images.’
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