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Phantom

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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'

Adjective

3. phantom

something apparently sensed but having no physical reality

Example Sentences:
'seemed to hear faint phantom bells'
'the amputee's illusion of a phantom limb'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Phantom

see synonyms of phantom
noun
1. 
a. 
an apparition or spectre
b. 
(as modifier)
a phantom army marching through the sky
2. 
the visible representation of something abstract, esp as appearing in a dream or hallucination
phantoms of evil haunted his sleep
3. 
something apparently unpleasant or horrific that has no material form
4. medicine another name for manikin (sense 2b)

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Phantom

see synonyms of phantom
noun
1. 
something that seems to appear to the sight but has no physical existence; apparition; vision; specter
2. 
something feared or dreaded
3. 
something that exists only in the mind; illusion
4. 
a person or thing that is something in appearance but not in fact
a phantom of a leader
5. 
any mental image or representation
the phantoms of things past
adjective
6. 
of, like, or constituting a phantom; not really existing; illusory

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


Phantom

see synonyms of phantom
n.
1. Something apparently seen, heard, or sensed, but having no physical reality; a ghost or apparition.
2. An image that appears only in the mind; an illusion: phantoms of a disturbed mind.
3. Medicine A model of a human body or body part.
adj.
1. Resembling, characteristic of, or being a phantom: tales of a phantom ship haunting the bay.
2. Fictitious or nonexistent, often when intended to deceive: phantom employees on the payroll; deposits in a phantom bank account.
3. Believed to be real even though illusory: a phantom pregnancy.
4. Being a phantom limb: a phantom arm.

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