Origin of hallucination
synonym study for hallucination
OTHER WORDS FROM hallucinationhal·lu·ci·na·tion·al, hal·lu·ci·na·tive [huh-loo-suh-ney-tiv, -nuh-tiv], /həˈlu səˌneɪ tɪv, -nə tɪv/, adjectivenon·hal·lu·ci·na·tion, noun
Words nearby hallucination
How to use hallucination in a sentence
All the weirdness of LSD—the hallucinations and acid insights and everything else—may be a direct consequence of this biochemical blockade of serotonin release.
About an hour after Clifford Howard consumed three buttons of peyote, the hallucinations kicked in.‘Purity’ was one of Hollywood’s most controversial films. Meet its D.C. writer.|John Kelly|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
Vision without execution is hallucination, but execution without vision is like a hamster wheel.
These are less noticeable than the so-called positive symptoms, which indicate the presence of something extra, such as hallucinations.
They don’t mention these auditory hallucinations explicitly, but they do use associated words—“sound,” “hear,” “chant,” “loud”—more often in regular conversation.
How can we taxonomize their experience, and differentiate it from hallucination, or psychotic break?
The hallucination is visually incoherent, either a rough approximation of text or a random assemblage of letters.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's confusing at times; what's real and what's a hallucination isn't always clear.Lady Gaga, Avril Lavigne & More Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)|Victoria Kezra|August 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But this is yet another hallucination, because, in fact, they don't.
The whole thing is played completely straight, with no sign that it is a dream sequence, hallucination, or break from reality.
The little maid calls him Drac, identifies the flower in his hand, and lives on in this hallucination.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
But even this great marvel seemed natural in comparison with the singular hallucination to which I was presently subjected.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
I questioned him more fully than I had ever done, with a view to making myself master of the facts of his hallucination.Dracula|Bram Stoker
She had a sentimental hallucination as other people have a physical one.The Child of Pleasure|Gabriele D'Annunzio
It seems as if the young man was under the hallucination of his fever?The Tiger Hunter|Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for hallucination
Derived forms of hallucinationhallucinational, hallucinative or hallucinatory, adjective
Medical definitions for hallucination
Other words from hallucinationhal•lu′ci•nate′ v.
Cultural definitions for hallucination
A false perception that appears to be real, as when, for example, a man dying of thirst in a desert thinks that he sees a lake. (See also delusion.)