flight of imagination

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flight of imagination

An imaginative but unrealistic idea. No one took his campaign for office seriously because his proposed solutions to problems were filled with flights of imagination.
See also: flight, imagination, of
References in classic literature ?
Far from that, adorable young lady; but, that poetry, and eloquence, and flights of imagination, seem well applied.
As a result Diana had abstained from any further imitative flights of imagination and did not think it prudent to cultivate a spirit of belief even in harmless dryads.
The secret of success has always owed (much) more to solid practicalities than fancy flights of imagination.
While the poems are a wonderful way to expose younger audiences to the flights of imagination words make possible, kids should not have all the fun.
A tender romance between Kali and Griffin is the thread allowing readers to follow extreme flights of imagination and intricate adventures to the novel's satisfying conclusion.
To it you resort, whether you profess it or not, to widen your horizon, to make your approach more holistic, to facilitate your flights of imagination, to foresee the trajectory of events and developments, and to help you to straighten the curves in your ongoing life.
Writing on Save Rhiwbina Library blog, he said: "Growing up in Rhiwbina, the library was a priceless gateway to worlds of knowledge, adventure and flights of imagination.
Edward's flights of imagination begin on the nursery level with visions of fairy-tale witches and giants and ogres.
Rosen is, as ever, extraordinarily good at picking up on the minutiae of everyday life when you're a child as well as the flights of imagination which fill you with wondrous, gleeful laughter.
He helped expand the magic of film to include flights of imagination never before tried.
Nelk's own flights of imagination coherently link Lotman's literal and intellectual trajectories: Lotman's early investigations of insects inform his insights into socio-cultural intercourse.
In addition to creating rapturous flights of imagination like what Magee described in "High Flight," the aircraft symbolize the gallant efforts of the men and women who designed and built them and the ground and air crews who maintained and flew them.
One TV critic has described the show as Come Dine With Me hosted by the Se7en murderer, such are the flights of imagination and mind tricks that go into the dishes.
I saw her many times after that in the high flights of imagination, but she never saw me, not once - until one day when I was sitting at a bar, dreaming as usual.