Definition of apparition in English:

apparition

Line breaks: ap¦par|ition
Pronunciation: /apəˈrɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

Derivatives

apparitional

adjective
More example sentences
  • The patch of wild raspberries, whose location is known only to us and to the apparitional gamekeeper, is laden with fruit.
  • Altogether there were 21 apparitional sightings, 4 involving two viewers.
  • ‘Life is apparitional and passes,’ the passage begins.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'the action of appearing'): from Latin apparitio(n-) 'attendance', from the verb apparere (see appear).

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