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English noun: phantasma

1. phantasma (person) a ghostly appearing figure

SamplesWe were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us.

Synonymsapparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantom, specter, spectre

Broader (hypernym)disembodied spirit, spirit

Narrower (hyponym)Flying Dutchman

2. phantasma (cognition) something existing in perception only

SamplesA ghostly apparition at midnight.

Synonymsapparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantom, shadow

Broader (hypernym)illusion, semblance

Narrower (hyponym)Flying Dutchman, flying saucer, ghost, shade, specter, spectre, spook, UFO, unidentified flying object, wraith

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