Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

hallucinosis

play
noun hal·lu·ci·no·sis \hə-ˌlü-sə-ˈnō-səs\

Definition of hallucinosis

  1. :  a pathological mental state characterized by hallucinations



Origin of hallucinosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1905


Medical Dictionary

hallucinosis

play
noun hal·lu·ci·no·sis \hə-ˌlüs-ən-ˈō-səs\

Medical Definition of hallucinosis

plural hallucinoses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  a pathological mental state characterized by hallucinations




Learn More about hallucinosis

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "hallucinosis"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hallucinosis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

deserving imitation because of excellence

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

disapprove reduce soothe perplex
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ