Part of speech: noun

An imaginary appearance; a fantom; fancy.

Part of speech:

Same as FANTASM, etc.

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Usage examples "phantasm":

  1. I think it was the helplessness he felt in the impossibility of at once sweeping away the phantasm death from their imagination that drew the tears from the eyes of Jesus. - "The Seaboard Parish, Complete", George MacDonald.
  2. In other words, the mother projected a phantasm of her dead daughter to the mind of her son. - "Occultism and Common-Sense", Beckles Willson.
  3. Should I bear apples if a phantasm seemed to come and plant me? - "Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face", Charles Kingsley.