Words nearby hallucination
Origin of 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
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
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.)