fantasm

noun
fan·​tasm

less common spelling of phantasm

1 : a product of fantasy: such as
a : delusive appearance : illusion
b : ghost, specter
c : a figment of the imagination
2 : a mental representation of a real object

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“Fantasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fantasm. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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