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  • noundream
  • nounghost

synonyms for phantasma

  • bubble
  • chimera
  • daydream
  • delusion
  • fancy
  • fantasy
  • fiction
  • figment
  • hallucination
  • idea
  • illusion
  • image
  • imagination
  • impression
  • incubus
  • nightmare
  • phantasm
  • rainbow
  • reverie
  • specter
  • speculation
  • thought
  • trance
  • vagary
  • vision
  • wraith
  • castle in the air
  • head trip
  • mental picture
  • pie in the sky
  • pipe dream

antonyms for phantasma

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  • actuality
  • certainty
  • concrete
  • entity
  • fact
  • reality
  • truth
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How to use phantasma in a sentence

The sudden presence of a raven at a bridal banquet could scarcely have been a greater phantasma.
THE LIFE OF LORD BYRONJOHN GALT
Phantasma enim est sentiendi actus; neque differt a sensione, aliter quam fieri differt a factum esse.
LECTURES ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN MIND (VOL. 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWN
The idea or phantasma, as he terms it, is the very perception or actus sentiendi.
LECTURES ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN MIND (VOL. 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWN
Shakespeare seems to use it ('phantasma') in this passage in the sense of nightmare, which it bears in Italian.
THE NEW HUDSON SHAKESPEARE: JULIUS CAESARWILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Her ancient civility is gone, and her glory hath vanished as a phantasma.
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN, VOL 6VARIOUS
Cum et Aristoteles dicat, necesse esse intelligentem phantasma aliquod speculari.
RENAISSANCE IN ITALY: ITALIAN LITERATUREJOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
Yes, it was illusion, a strange and dream-like phantasma of the truth!
THE SOCIALISTCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
Between the acting of a dreadful thing / And 60 the first motion, all the interim is / Like a phantasma or a hideous dream.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
"Phantasma-goria," howled Colline, letting fall one of the bottles he held by his hand.
BOHEMIANS OF THE LATIN QUARTERHENRY MURGER
Claudius meanwhile pumped out the air-bubble of his soul, and thereafter, as a phantasma, ceased to be visible.
WANDERINGS IN CORSICA, VOL. 1 OF 2FERDINAND GREGOROVIUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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  • bugbear
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  • evil spirit
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  • hobgoblin
  • monster
  • phantasm
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  • phantom
  • specter
  • spirit
  • spook
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