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phantasmal

[fan-taz-muh l] /fænˈtæz məl/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or of the nature of a phantasm; unreal; illusory; spectral:
phantasmal creatures of nightmare.
Also, phantasmic, phantasmical, phantasmatic
[fan-taz-mat-ik] /ˌfæn tæzˈmæt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
phantasmatical.
Origin of phantasmal
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15; phantasm + -al1
Related forms
phantasmality, noun
phantasmally, phantasmically, phantasmatically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for phantasmical

phantasmal

adj.

1813, from phantasm + -al (1). Related: Phantasmally.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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