The misleading image resulting in such a false impression
(Folklore) A dead person's disembodied spirit, esp. when thought of as appearing to the living as a pale, shadowy apparition
The thing appearing; a visible object; a form.
A fanciful vision of the conscious mind; daydream; fantasy; reverie
A mental image
The creative imagination; unrestrained fancy.
The concept or character projected to the public, as by a person or institution, especially as interpreted by the mass media:
The definition of a mirage is an optical illusion, something that you believe you see but that isn't really there.
(Folklore, Historical) An evil spirit believed to haunt and suffocate sleeping people
Any of various devices used to protect or screen from light and heat
The dark image made by such a body
A haunting or disturbing image or prospect:
The Holy Spirit.
The gaseous state of a substance that is normally liquid or solid at room temperature, such as water that has evaporated into the air.
(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)
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
An image that appears only in the mind; an illusion:
A person or thing reborn.
The ghost of a dead person.
A place often visited
The definition of a daydream is a fantasy or series of pleasant thoughts you have when awake that helps you to escape from reality.
The definition of a figment is something imagined.
A false belief or opinion:
A deceptive hope, goal, or influence; delusion
Alternative spelling of will o' the wisp.
(Uncountable) Supernatural beings and events collectively. (When used with definite article: "the supernatural".)
(Mathematics) A real number.
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