Examples of hallucinate in a Sentence
The patient may hallucinate if she has a fever.
Recent Examples of hallucinate from the Web
Piacsek and other scientists are skeptical of stories about people hallucinating in anechoic chambers — and the supposed 45-minute record.
No, the former director of the San Diego Zoo wasn’t hallucinating in the Miami heat.
In the 22nd hour of his solo New York-to-Paris flight, 1,000 feet above the foggy Atlantic, desperately fighting off fatigue, Charles Lindbergh hallucinates that other people are with him aboard the Spirit of St. Louis.
An inner madness rises to the surface, and a society hallucinates in public while its neighbors marvel and hide the children.
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Origin and Etymology of hallucinate
Latin hallucinatus, past participle of hallucinari, allucinari to prate, dream, modification of Greek alyein to be distressed, to wander
First Known Use: circa 1834See Words from the same year
HALLUCINATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hallucinate for English Language Learners
: to see or sense something or someone that is not really there : to have hallucinations
Medical Definition of hallucinate
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