Associations to the word «Hallucination»


HALLUCINATION, noun. A sensory perception of something that does not exist, often arising from disorder of the nervous system, as in delirium tremens; a delusion.
HALLUCINATION, noun. The act of hallucinating; a wandering of the mind; an error, mistake or blunder.

Dictionary definition

HALLUCINATION, noun. Illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder.
HALLUCINATION, noun. A mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea; "he has delusions of competence"; "his dreams of vast wealth are a hallucination".
HALLUCINATION, noun. An object perceived during a hallucinatory episode; "he refused to believe that the angel was a hallucination".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.