- 1. a ghost or ghostlike image of a person: "a headless apparition"
1 a : an unusual or unexpected sight : phenomenon strange apparitions in the sky b : a ghostly figure reported seeing ghostly apparitions in the old house 2 : the act of becoming visible : appearance the apparition of sunlight through the window apparitional ˌa-pə-ˈrish-nəl -ˈri-shə-nᵊl adjective Synonyms bogey bogie bogy familiar spirit ghost
noun. a supernatural appearance of a person or thing, especially a ghost; a specter or phantom; wraith: a ghostly apparition at midnight. anything that appears, especially something remarkable or startling: the surprising apparition of cowboys in New York City. an act of appearing; manifestation.
apparition noun [ C ] uk / ˌæp.əˈrɪʃ. ə n / us / ˌæp.əˈrɪʃ. ə n / the spirit of a dead person appearing in a form that can be seen SMART Vocabulary: related words and phrases Souls, spirits & ghosts astral plane aura chi chthonic ectoplasm ghostliness ghostly incubus necromancer necromancy Ouija board phantom soul spectre spirit spiritualism séance
Definitions of apparition. noun. a ghostly appearing figure. “we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us”. synonyms: fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, specter, spectre. see more. noun. the appearance of a ghostlike figure. “I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter”.
noun Definition of apparition as in ghost the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people an eccentric who claimed to have photographed an apparition in her very own house Synonyms & Similar Words Relevance ghost spirit phantom poltergeist specter phantasm materialization wraith vision demon visitant haunt sprite spook
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.
Apparitional experience, an anomalous, quasi-perceptual experience. A vision, something seen in a dream, trance, or religious ecstasy. Ghost, the soul or spirit of a dead person or animal that can appear to the living. Doppelgänger, the ghostly double of a living person. Bilocation, the ability to be in two places at once.