adjective see apparition

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  • Apparitional — Ap pa*ri tion*al, a. Pertaining to an apparition or to apparitions; spectral. An apparitional soul. Tylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apparitional — adjective Of or pertaining to an apparition or apparitions; ghostly; immaterial; spectral. People enough, first and last, had been in terror of apparitions, but who had ever before so turned the tables and become himself, in the apparitional… …   Wiktionary

  • apparitional — See apparition. * * * …   Universalium

  • apparitional — ap·pa·ri·tion·al …   English syllables

  • apparitional — adjective resembling or characteristic of a phantom a ghostly face at the window a phantasmal presence in the room spectral emanations spiritual tappings at a seance • Syn: ↑ghostlike, ↑ghostly, ↑phantasmal, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apparitional experience — In psychology and parapsychology, an apparitional experience is an anomalous, quasi perceptual experience.In scientific or academic discussion the term apparitional experience is to be preferred to the term ghost in respect of the following… …   Wikipedia

  • apparitional experience —    see apparition …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • apparition — apparitional, adj. /ap euh rish euhn/, n. 1. a supernatural appearance of a person or thing, esp. a ghost; a specter or phantom; wraith: a ghostly apparition at midnight. 2. anything that appears, esp. something remarkable or startling: the… …   Universalium

  • Parapsychology — American psychologist and philosopher William James (1842–1910) was an early psychical researcher.[1] Part of a series of artic …   Wikipedia

  • Hallucinations in those who are not mentally ill — A hallucination may occur in a person in a state of good mental and physical health, even in the apparent absence of a transient trigger factor such as fatigue, intoxication or sensory deprivation.It is not yet widely recognised that… …   Wikipedia

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