Definition of hallucination in English:


Syllabification: hal·lu·ci·na·tion
Pronunciation: /həˌlo͞osənˈāSHən


  • An experience involving the apparent perception of something not present: he continued to suffer from horrific hallucinations
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    • 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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