What is the opposite of chimerical?

39 antonyms found



[ tʃ_aɪ_m_ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ_k_əl], [ t͡ʃa͡ɪmˈɛɹɪkə͡l], [ t‍ʃa‍ɪmˈɛɹɪkə‍l]

Antonyms for Chimerical:


Usage examples of Chimerical:

  1. And ever and anon she was startled out of chimerical dreams by the clamour of bells- the trolley cars on their ceaseless round passing below. "A Modern Chronicle, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. It wishes not- because the wish would be chimerical to have its assertions believed. "Jane Talbot", Charles Brockden Brown.
  3. The fear that Bonaparte will come over to us and conquer us also, is too chimerical to be genuine. "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.

Quotes for Chimerical:

  1. To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea. James Madison.
  2. Nothing is old, nothing is new, save the light of grace underneath which beats a human heart. The way of feeling, of understanding, of loving; the way of seeing the country, the faces that your father saw, that your mother knew. The rest is chimerical Georges Rouault.
  3. That which makes people dissatisfied with their condition, is the chimerical idea they form of the happiness of others. James Thomson.