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Synonyms for apparition
ˌæp əˈrɪʃ ənap·pari·tion

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Wiktionary2.0 / 1 vote

  1. apparitionnoun

    An act of becoming visible; appearance; visibility.


  2. apparitionnoun

    The thing appearing; a visible object; a form.

    Which apparition, it seems, was you. --Tatler.


  3. apparitionnoun

    An unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance; especially something such as a ghost or phantom.


  4. apparitionnoun

    (Astronomy) The first appearance of a star or other luminary after having been invisible or obscured;opposed to occultation.


  5. apparitionnoun


Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

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

    a ghostly appearing figure

    "we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"

    spook, phantasma, shade, phantasm, shadow, specter, ghost, fantasm, phantom, wraith, spectre

  2. apparitionnoun

    the appearance of a ghostlike figure

    "I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter"

    fantasm, spectre, shadow, specter, phantasm, phantom, phantasma

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

    something existing in perception only

    "a ghostly apparition at midnight"

    phantasma, darkness, trace, phantasm, shadow, specter, dark, shadower, tincture, fantasm, phantom, tail, vestige, spectre

  4. apparitionnoun

    an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly

    "natives were amazed at the apparition of this white stranger"

    fantasm, spectre, shadow, specter, phantasm, phantom, phantasma

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. apparitionnoun

    ghost, spectre, phantom, phantasm, spirit, sprite, hobgoblin, shade, chimera, illusion, WRAITH, vision, preternatural appearance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. apparitionnoun

    specter, ghost, phantom, wraith, phantasm, illusion, chimera, shade

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "apparition":

    emergence, onset, appearance, ghost

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  1. William Wordsworth:

    She was a phantom of delight When first she gleam'd upon my sight A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament.

  2. Artist Leah Miriam Cooper:

    I ended up enjoying the apparition quality the candid images provided. I loved feeling as if they were ghosts in my own space. i always thought that it would be impossible to get to know them, but through this project I have.

  3. Scott C. Holstad:

    apparitions of stick people torment me, of skeletal phantoms walking in rain deathly dead stick arms upraised to the gods. i knew one such apparition once, cheated of life by a diseased society intent upon deprivation of body and soul, identity as we would have it. i am haunted at times by what could have been.

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