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Word: hallucination

Definition: delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory


Sentences Containing 'hallucination'

During the "KnightSaga", Jean Paul Valley, who replaced Bruce Wayne as Batman, references his battle with Jigsaw during a mental hallucination.
Each human believes the other a hallucination, until Calthorpe confirms her report of a newly-built slinker settlement, whereupon he rescues her from the local slinkers.
exclaimed Valentine, half believing herself under the influence of some feverish hallucination;``what are you saying, sir?''
How glad and how grateful the relief from this unnatural hallucination of the night, and the fatal contingency of being brought by the lee!
It is therefore suggested that historical accounts of people experiencing encounters with succubi may rather have been symptoms of sleep paralysis, with the hallucination of the said creatures coming from their contemporary culture.
Ongoing literature discussion speculates that the imagery was produced in association with shamanic trance and hallucination.
The dark childhood turned Lo into a weirdo frequently tormented by the pain of childhood memories as well as hallucination of his dead father.
The mushroom is allegedly used by the Itako women due to its mystical hallucination-inducing properties.
There it is revealed that Payton is not really who he thinks he is and that Gallo is Payton's hallucination of his younger self, his own memories playing mind games with him.
This diagnosis has been dismissed by Bernhard Grom, who diagnoses self-induced hallucination.
Vincent Canby in the "New York Times" wrote "Although literal in style, the film has the shape of an open-ended hallucination.
With the words “cyberspace” and “hallucination” used interchangeably, we can see William Gibson's cyberpunk novel "Neuromancer" (1984) being combined with Deleuze and Guattari.
``What, M. de Villefort,''cried the president,``do you yield to an hallucination?

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