What does apparition mean?

Definitions for apparition
ˌæp əˈrɪʃ ənap·pari·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, specter, spectre(noun)

    a ghostly appearing figure

    "we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"

  2. apparition(noun)

    the appearance of a ghostlike figure

    "I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter"

  3. apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, shadow(noun)

    something existing in perception only

    "a ghostly apparition at midnight"

  4. apparition(noun)

    an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly

    "natives were amazed at the apparition of this white stranger"

Wiktionary

  1. apparition(Noun)

    An act of becoming visible; appearance; visibility.

  2. apparition(Noun)

    The thing appearing; a visible object; a form.

    Which apparition, it seems, was you. --Tatler.

  3. apparition(Noun)

    An unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance; especially something such as a ghost or phantom.

  4. apparition(Noun)

    (Astronomy) The first appearance of a star or other luminary after having been invisible or obscured;opposed to occultation.

  5. Origin: From apparition, from apparitio, from appareo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apparition(noun)

    the act of becoming visible; appearance; visibility

  2. Apparition(noun)

    the thing appearing; a visible object; a form

  3. Apparition(noun)

    an unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance; a ghost; a specter; a phantom

  4. Apparition(noun)

    the first appearance of a star or other luminary after having been invisible or obscured; -- opposed to occultation

  5. Origin: [F. apparition, L. apparitio, fr. apparere. See Appear.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Apparition

    ap-par-ish′un, n. an appearance—of a visitor, a comet, the appearance in history: an immaterial appearance—of a spirit of the departed, as of a real being, a ghost: (astron.) the first appearance of a celestial body after occultation.—adj. Appari′tional. [See Appear.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apparition in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apparition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of apparition in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    A politician who has no compassion is nothing but an evil apparition; he is just a ghost, not a real man!

  2. William Wordsworth:

    She was a phantom of delight When first she gleam'd upon my sight A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    On the Night of the Halloween, I have never seen any evil apparition or fearsome ghost, but politicians on TV! They are the real goblins and specters!

  4. Artist Leah Miriam Cooper:

    I ended up enjoying the apparition quality the candid images provided. I loved feeling as if they were ghosts in my own space. i always thought that it would be impossible to get to know them, but through this project I have.

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