Definition of Apparition in English :

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Apparition meaning in English

Meaning of Apparition in English

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Apparition

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Noun

1. apparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, specter, spectre

a ghostly appearing figure

Example Sentences:
'we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us'

2. apparition

the appearance of a ghostlike figure

Example Sentences:
'I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter'

3. apparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, shadow

something existing in perception only

Example Sentences:
'a ghostly apparition at midnight'

4. apparition

an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly

Example Sentences:
'natives were amazed at the apparition of this white stranger'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Apparition

see synonyms of apparition
noun
1. 
an appearance, esp of a ghost or ghostlike figure
2. 
the figure so appearing; phantom; spectre
3. 
the act of appearing or being visible

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Apparition

see synonyms of apparition
noun
1. 
anything that appears unexpectedly or in an extraordinary way; esp., a strange figure appearing suddenly and thought to be a ghost
2. 
the act of appearing or becoming visible

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Apparition

see synonyms of apparition
n.
1. A ghostly figure; a specter.
2. A sudden or unusual sight: "[The designer's] indoor-outdoor reversals and juxtapositions call forth a Magritte apparition beneath a Miami moon" (Herbert Muschamp).
3. The act of appearing; appearance.

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