pertaining to or characterized by hallucination: hallucinatory visions.
- non·hal·lu·ci·na·to·ry, adjective
- un·hal·lu·ci·na·to·ry, adjective
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How to use hallucinatory in a sentence
Director Robert Eggers’ follow-up to his hallucinatory 2019 film The Lighthouse is a revenge thriller set in 10th century Iceland, which stars Alexander Skarsgård as a Viking prince.
Others suspect that the psychedelic trip itself, the hallucinatory experience, is a crucial part of the treatment.Can psychedelics meet their potential for treating mental health disorders? | Laura Sanders | December 3, 2021 | Science News
They also bring mystical and hallucinatory experiences that are at the edge of current scientific understanding.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through September 11) | Singularity Hub Staff | September 11, 2021 | Singularity Hub
His chemistry with Haddish, who provides another way out of his misery, is powerful, culminating in a hallucinatory stroll through a neon-lit park, captured on high by a roving drone.‘The Card Counter’ Asks Whether an Abu Ghraib Torturer Is Worthy of a Second Chance | Marlow Stern | September 2, 2021 | The Daily Beast
The book serves as a hallucinatory work of art on the most serious of subject matters, reminiscent of early Oliver Stone films.A Photographer's Unflinching Gaze on The War on Terror's Consequences | W.J. Hennigan | March 22, 2021 | Time
“I lay curled up in a hallucinatory state for the next eight hours,” Dowd wrote in the column.Maureen Dowd: ‘I Love’ Pot Billboard Using My Image, Will Use It for Christmas Card | Abby Haglage | September 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I barely made it to my couch, where I lay curled up in a hallucinatory state for the next eight minutes.
The leftist Peace Now lobby referred to it as hallucinatory.
She then won an Oscar… in a hallucinatory vision during the illness, leading her to pursue a career in acting.
Nothing in the almost hallucinatory and beautiful style would lead a reader to guess at the near-terminal state of its author.Book Bag: Actor Simon Callow’s Favorite Dickens Novels | Simon Callow | September 25, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
When this occurs the person merges into a psychosis which may be called "hallucinatory confusion."The Behavior of Crowds | Everett Dean Martin
There are no hallucinatory phases in the conditions or causes.Visual Illusions | Matthew Luckiesh
hallucinatory visions rise in the head of my poor fellow man; make him claim over me rights which are not his.Past and Present | Thomas Carlyle
This group he again subdivides into the querulent and hallucinatory paranoid forms.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry | Bernard Glueck
Professor Dilthey has collected many other records of the hallucinatory clearness of the visual imagery of literary artists.An Introduction to the History of Science | Walter Libby