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Definitions of Phantasm:

part of speech: noun

An illusion, a delusion, a figment of the imagination in delirium.

Usage examples for Phantasm:

  • One of the most familiar of this form of dreams is what has been called a phantasm of the dying. "Psychotherapy", James J. Walsh
  • The moment he was gone, the phantasm of the pretty thing he had been looking at so intently, came back to me. "The Flight of the Shadow", George MacDonald
  • On this occasion, with appearances so against him, perplexed but not convinced, after looking for a few moments he went below and sought communion with his beloved instrument; nor did the fading of the phantasm interrupt his fiddling. "From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life", Captain A. T. Mahan

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