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hallucination Syllabification: hal·lu·ci·na·tion
Pronunciation: /həˌlo͞osəˈnāSH(ə)n/

Definition of hallucination in English:


An experience involving the apparent perception of something not present: he continued to suffer from horrific hallucinations
More example sentences
  • The cannabis user may have a repeat experience of a previous hallucination.
  • When a person has taken acid they will experience hallucinations and delusions.
  • Both dreams and hallucinations involve intensive activation of the seeking system.
delusion, illusion, figment of the imagination, vision, apparition, mirage, chimera, fantasy;
(hallucinations) delirium, phantasmagoria
informal trip, pink elephants
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