Phantasm Phan"tasm, n. [L. phantasma. See {Phantom}, and cf. {Fantasm}.] [Spelt also {fantasm}.] 1. An image formed by the mind, and supposed to be real or material; a shadowy or airy appearance; sometimes, an optical illusion; a phantom; a dream. [1913 Webster]

They be but phantasms or apparitions. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]

2. A mental image or representation of a real object; a fancy; a notion. --Cudworth. [1913 Webster]

Figures or little features, of which the description had produced in you no phantasm or expectation. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fantasm — /fan taz euhm/, n. phantasm. * * * …   Universalium

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