Origin of phantasma
Related Words for phantasmaimpression, image, delusion, idea, fancy, imagination, chimera, incubus, specter, wraith, rainbow, trance, nightmare, fiction, bubble, illusion, reverie, figment, phantasm, speculation
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Historical Examples of phantasma
They seemed like the Orama of the Greeks,—prophets while phantasma.Zanoni
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Claudius meanwhile pumped out the air-bubble of his soul, and thereafter, as a phantasma, ceased to be visible.Wanderings in Corsica, Vol. 1 of 2
Between the acting of a dreadful thing / And 60 the first motion, all the interim is / Like a phantasma or a hideous dream.
Phantasma enim est sentiendi actus; neque differt a sensione, aliter quam fieri differt a factum esse.
The idea or phantasma, as he terms it, is the very perception or actus sentiendi.
1590s, from Latin phantasma (see phantasm).