- pertaining to or of the nature of a phantasm; unreal; illusory; spectral: phantasmal creatures of nightmare.
Also phan·tas·mic, phan·tas·mi·cal, phan·tas·mat·ic [fan-taz-mat-ik] /ˌfæn tæzˈmæt ɪk/, phan·tas·mat·i·cal.
Origin of phantasmal
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Related Words for phantasmicapparent, chimeric, chimerical, deceitful, delusive, delusory, fake, fallacious, fanciful, fantastic, fictional, fictitious, fictive, hallucinatory, ideal, illusory, imaginary, misleading, mistaken, ostensible
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Historical Examples of phantasmic
The phantasmic groupings of the young brain are very like those we see in the skies, and equally the sport of the wind.The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete
Word Origin and History for phantasmic
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