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Phantasm

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Noun

1. apparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, specter, spectre

a ghostly appearing figure

Example Sentences:
'we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us'

2. apparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, shadow

something existing in perception only

Example Sentences:
'a ghostly apparition at midnight'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Phantasm

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noun
1. 
a phantom
2. 
an illusory perception of an object, person, etc
3. 
(in the philosophy of Plato) objective reality as distorted by perception

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Phantasm

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noun
1. 
a perception of something that has no physical reality; figment of the mind; esp., a specter, or ghost
: also phanˈtasma (fænˈtæzmə ; fantazˈmə) Word forms: plural phanˈtasmata (fænˈtæzmətə ; fantazˈmətə) or phanˈtasmas
2. 
a deceptive likeness
3.  Philosophy
a mental impression of a real person or thing

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Phantasm

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n.
1. Something apparently seen but having no physical reality; a phantom or an apparition. Also called phantasma.
2. An illusory mental image. Also called phantasma.
3. In Platonic philosophy, objective reality as perceived and distorted by the five senses.

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