apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, specter, spectre(noun)
a ghostly appearing figure
"we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"
apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, shadow(adj)
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
Origin: From fantom, from fantosme, from phantasma, from φάντασμα.
that which has only an apparent existence; an apparition; a specter; a phantasm; a sprite; an airy spirit; an ideal image
Origin: [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.]
Phantom may refer to: An apparition, more specifically a Spirit Ghost An illusion, a distortion of the senses
The Phantom of the Opera.
Song lyrics by phantom -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by phantom on the Lyrics.com website.
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
It is not just a phantom idea.
She was a phantom of delight When first she gleam'd upon my sight A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament.
For in and out, above, about, below, 'Tis nothing but a Magic Shadow-show, Play'd in a Box whose Candle is the Sun, Round which we Phantom Figures come and go.
Whoever reads the fine print in this' historic' decision understands that it is a phantom decision, there is no budget, there is no planning, there is no place, and there is really no binding decision.
Not just the prince of musicals, the crowned head who directed two of the greatest productions of my career, Evita and Phantom. This wonderful man taught me so much and his mastery of musical theatre was without equal.
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- fantasmaCatalan, Valencian
- irreale, spettro, fantasma, immaginaria, immaginarioItalian
- fantom, fantometNorwegian
- призрак, тень, фантомRussian
- pantùma, pantàsima, umbraSardinian
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