Origin of hallucination
Examples from the Web for hallucination
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
The whole thing is played completely straight, with no sign that it is a dream sequence, hallucination, or break from reality.
She even befriended a figure that may have been a hallucination or possibly an angel sent from heaven.Gina Gershon on ‘Killer Joe,’ Tom Cruise, ‘Showgirls,’ ‘Bound’|Ramin Setoodeh|July 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
All at once, however, Claude fancied he was the victim of some hallucination.His Masterpiece|Emile Zola
The hallucination of the great love scene was still in her eyes; it still, he could see, surged in her blood.Evelyn Innes|George Moore
Very well, I have been the victim of a hallucination which my senses accepted as real.Fantazius Mallare|Ben Hecht
Was there any coincidence between the hallucination and facts at the time unknown to you?Cock Lane and Common-Sense|Andrew Lang
The hallucination then ceased abruptly, and the sensitive found himself back in his room, in front of the crystal.Metapsychical Phenomena|J. Maxwell
in the pathological/psychological sense of "seeing or hearing something which is not there," 1640s, from Latin hallucinationem (nominative hallucinatio), from past participle stem of hallucinari (see hallucinate). Hallucination is distinct from illusion in not necessarily involving a false belief. Related: Hallucinations.
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.)