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Synonyms for far-fetched

conceived or done with no reference to reality or common sense

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The creeping dictatorship that the Catholic hierarchy fears is a far-fetched idea,' he added.
Award-winning writer Sherryl Jordan cleverly exploits the dubious as well as the fantastic in this set of four far-fetched and foul fish tales.
AFTER bowing out of her last far-fetched cop drama, Keeley Hawes is back.
But one of his pals said yesterday: "It all sounds rather far-fetched and fanciful.
The far-fetched rumours spread because the animals appeared near the British base at Basra airport.
If it was fictional, you'd probably be criticising the plot for being far-fetched, but it makes for an interesting insight into Arnie's life.
And it's not too far-fetched to think that somewhere there's a list being assembled of legislation that the GOP is planning to reverse when and if they retake the reins.
It's all far-fetched nonsense, but it's fun, far-fetched nonsense, in which the goodie is pitted against the bitchy baddies - and she's already won her first battle.
So long as there's a flicker of the sea, / a far-fetched train, a lighthouse nodding off / between tea-time and that moment when / your father brightly takes you by the hand / to a place that is the opposite of home.
SAN BERNARDINO -- Perhaps the Little League World Series isn't such a far-fetched dream.
Forty or so years ago it wasn't far-fetched to consider school administrators as the glass-office workers they may have been, cloistered away from the voices of parents, students and staff they governed.
Rankin's wickedly gleeful novel shows why he is the king of far-fetched fiction.
Controversial Korean evangelist Sun Myung Moon has unveiled plans for a far-fetched scheme to bring the world closer together by building a 51-mile bridge/tunnel over the Bering Strait to connect Russia and the United States.
While he liked the movie, he found the final scenes--in which Anakin Skywalker loses his arms and legs in a light-saber battle and is rebuilt with fully functional prosthetics to become the infamous Darth Vader--a little far-fetched.
Yet even while oil prices soar, it's a far-fetched fantasy to think our country could return en masse to our horse-powered roots.