Definitions: (1) extraordinarily great, to the point of defying belief; (2) produced or existing only in imagination; whimsical; (3) capricious; chimerical; (4) eccentric
Derivation: Greek, “have visions, imagine”
• Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. — Ray Douglas Bradbury (1920–2012) American author
• Music is a fantastic peacekeeper of the world, it is integral to harmony, and it is a required fundamental of human emotion. — Xun Kuang [aka Xunzi] (c. 310 – 238 bc)
Inspiration: What is fantastic to you? the beauty of nature; the variety of people; the creativity of art and architecture; the wonder of the Cosmic creation — all of the above.