A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:
An image that appears only in the mind; an illusion:
(Philos.) A mental impression of a real person or thing
(Archaic) A shadow
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The way things seem to be
A false belief or opinion:
An ideal person or thing
A capricious or fantastic idea; a conceit.
A place often visited
An object or a source of fear, dread, or harassment; a bugbear:
A person or thing reborn.
A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
The ghost of a dead person.
A city of southeast South Korea west of Busan. Its port was opened to foreign trade in 1899.
A Japanese evil spirit or demon.
(Uncountable) The state of being deceived or misled.
(Military slang) An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen, and often suspected to be hostile. (Also sometimes used as a synonym for bandit - an enemy aircraft)
An individual form of life; an organism:
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