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fanciful (adj) imaginary and not real.
A fanciful story is just a false story, not based on facts or reality. A fanciful idea is suspicion. A fanciful scheme is a scheme that is not practical.
- Trapping solar energy, which was once considered fanciful, is now a reality.
- Some of the greatest projects of the world, for example, the shifting of massive statues to facilitate the construction of the Aswan Dam across the Nile, had been thought fanciful, impossible of achievement, but human resolve made it a reality.