Definitions for hallucinatehəˈlu səˌneɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hal•lu•ci•natehəˈlu səˌneɪt(v.)-nat•ed, -nat•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to have hallucinations.

    Category: Psychiatry

  2. (v.t.)to affect with hallucinations.

    Category: Psychiatry

  3. to experience as a hallucination.

Origin of hallucinate:

1595–1605; < L (h)allūcinātus, ptp. of (h)allūcināri, (h)ālūcinārīto wander mentally, appar. < Gk alýein to be distraught, wander


Princeton's WordNet

  1. hallucinate(verb)

    perceive what is not there; have illusions


  1. hallucinate(Verb)

    To imagine and dream unreal things. To have visions; To experience a hallucination.

  2. Origin: From hallucinatus, hallucinari (to dream).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hallucinate(verb)

    to wander; to go astray; to err; to blunder; -- used of mental processes


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