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phantasm

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of phantasm

  1. 1 a conception or image created by the imagination and having no objective reality <frightened by the phantasms of his own making> Synonyms chimera, conceit, daydream, delusion, dream, fancy, figment, hallucination, illusion, nonentity, fantasy (also fantasm), pipe dream, unreality, visionRelated Words ignis fatuus, mirage, will-o'-the-wisp; brainchild, idea; concoction, fable, fabrication, fiction, invention; envisaging, imaging, visualization; cloud-cuckoo-land, cloudland, Shangri-la, utopia; daymare, nightmareNear Antonyms actuality, fact, reality

  2. 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, ghost (also fantasm), phantom, poltergeist, shade, shadow, specter (or spectre), spirit, spook, sprite, vision, visitant, wraithRelated 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

also fantasm

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