phantasm


phantasm

noun

Definition of PHANTASM

1
a conception or image created by the imagination and having no objective reality <frightened by the phantasms of his own making>
Near Antonyms actuality, fact, reality
2
the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people <believed that she'd seen the phantasm of her father on the anniversary of his death>
Synonyms apparition, bogey (also bogie or bogy), familiar spirit, hant [dialect], haunt [chiefly dialect], materialization, phantasm (also fantasm), phantom, poltergeist, shade, shadow, specter (or spectre), spirit, spook, sprite, vision, visitant, wraith
Related Words angel, daimon, familiar, genie, genius, jinni (or jinn also djinni or djinn), shaitan; double, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), fetch; lemures, manes; incubus, lamia, succubus, vampire, zombie (also zombi); cacodemon, demon (or daemon), devil, fiend, ghoul, imp

Variants of PHANTASM

phantasm also fantasm

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