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apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, specter, spectrenoun
a ghostly appearing figure
"we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"
apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, shadowadjective
something existing in perception only
"a ghostly apparition at midnight"
something apparently sensed but having no physical reality
"seemed to hear faint phantom bells"; "the amputee's illusion of a phantom limb"
Something apparently seen, heard, or sensed, but having no physical reality; a ghost or apparition; something elusive or delusive.
An image that appears only in the mind; an illusion.
fictitious or nonexistent
Nickname of the F-4B jet fighter flown by Marines in Vietnam
The comic The Phantom, and the character in it by the same name
Etymology: From fantom, from fantosme, from phantasma, from φάντασμα.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: phantome, French.
If he cannot help believing, that such things he saw and heard, he may still have room to believe that, what this airy phantom said is not absolutely to be relied on. Francis Atterbury.
A constant vapour o’er the palace flies;
Strange phantoms rising as the mists arise;
Dreadful as hermit’s dreams in haunted shades,
Or bright, as visions of expiring maids. Alexander Pope.
Restless and impatient to try every scheme and overture of present happiness, he hunts a phantom he can never overtake. John Rogers, Sermons.
As Pallas will’d, along the sable skies,
To calm the queen, the phantom sister flies. Alexander Pope.
that which has only an apparent existence; an apparition; a specter; a phantasm; a sprite; an airy spirit; an ideal image
Etymology: [OE. fantome, fantosme, fantesme, OF. fantme, fr. L. phantasma, Gr. fa`ntasma, fr. fai`nein to show. See Fancy, and cf. Phaton, Phantasm, Phase.]
Phantom is the tenth book in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth. Phantom debuted in the #1 spot on The New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists, among others.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fan′tom, n. a phantasm.—adj. illusive, spectral.—adj. Phantomat′ic, relating to a phantom. [O. Fr. fantosme—Gr. phantasma.]
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The numerical value of phantom in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of phantom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of phantom in a Sentence
Time is the architect of fate, fleeting omen, pure phantom in enchanting light of absence, and our life the play of love and death, only love will never die, because In love no longer ‘thou’ and ‘I’ exist, only the blossom of sacred unity.
She was a phantom of delight When first she gleam'd upon my sight A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament.
Republicanism is not the phantom of a deluded imagination. On the contrary, laws, under no form of government, are better supported, liberty and property better secured, or happiness more effectually dispensed to mankind.
The rarest would be like a stark white lobster and we've had like maybe one or two of those, we had one that was split directly down the middle of its shell. Stark, stark white. I nicknamed that one the 'Phantom of the Lobsta'.
Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - the dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides; in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.
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- fantasmaCatalan, Valencian
- irreale, spettro, immaginaria, immaginario, fantasmaItalian
- fantomet, fantomNorwegian
- фантом, тень, призракRussian
- umbra, pantàsima, pantùmaSardinian
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