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hal·lu·ci·na·tion

 (hə-lo͞o′sə-nā′shən)
n.
1.
a. Perception of visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory, or gustatory stimuli in the absence of any external objects or events and with a compelling sense of their reality, resulting from certain mental and physical disorders or as a response to a drug.
b. The objects or events so perceived.
2. A false or mistaken idea.

hal·lu′ci·na′tion·al, hal·lu′ci·na′tive adj.
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hallucination

(həˌluːsɪˈneɪʃən)
n
(Psychology) the alleged perception of an object when no object is present, occurring under hypnosis, in some mental disorders, etc
halˌluciˈnational, halˈlucinative, halˈlucinatory adj
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hal•lu•ci•na•tion

(həˌlu səˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a sensory experience of something that does not exist outside the mind, caused by various physical and mental disorders, or by reaction to certain toxic substances, and usu. manifested as visual or auditory images.
2. the sensation caused by a hallucinatory condition or the object or scene visualized.
3. a false belief or impression; illusion; delusion.
[1640–50; < Latin]
hal•lu`ci•na′tion•al, hal•lu′ci•na`tive (-ˌneɪ tɪv, -nə tɪv) adj.
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hallucination

A perception or image of an external object that is not there in reality.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hallucination - illusory perceptionhallucination - illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder
delusion, psychotic belief - (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
acousma, auditory hallucination - illusory auditory perception of strange nonverbal sounds
pseudohallucination - an image vivid enough to be a hallucination but recognized as unreal
trip - a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs; "an acid trip"
visual hallucination - illusory visual perception
2.hallucination - a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea; "he has delusions of competence"; "his dreams of vast wealth are a hallucination"
misconception - an incorrect conception
disorientation, freak out - a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug)
3.hallucination - an object perceived during a hallucinatory episode; "he refused to believe that the angel was a hallucination"
object - the focus of cognitions or feelings; "objects of thought"; "the object of my affection"
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hallucination

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hallucination

noun
1. An erroneous perception of reality:
2. An illusion of perceiving something that does not really exist:
Slang: trip.
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Translations
هَذَيان، هَلْوَسَه
halucinace
hallucination
aistiharhahallusinaatioharha-aistimus
hallucináció
ofskynjun
haliucinacija
halucinācija

hallucination

[həˌluːsɪˈneɪʃən] Nalucinación f
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hallucination

[həˌluːsɪˈneɪʃən] n
(= experience) → hallucination f
(= thing imagined) → hallucination f
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hallucination

n
(inf: = false idea) → Wahnvorstellung f
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hallucination

[həˌluːsɪˈneɪʃn] nallucinazione f
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hallucination

(həluːsiˈneiʃən) noun
the seeing of something that is not really there. He had hallucinations after he took drugs.
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hal·lu·ci·na·tion

n. alucinación, alucinamiento, percepción que no tiene precedencia o estímulo real;
auditory ___, imaginary perception of sounds___ auditiva, percepción imaginaria de sonidos;
gustatory ___, imaginary sensation of taste___ gustativa, sensación imaginaria del gusto;
haptic ___, imaginary perception of pain, temperature, or skin sensations___ táctil, percepción imaginaria de dolor, de temperatura o de sensaciones en la piel;
motor ___, imaginary movement of the body___ de movimiento, percepción imaginaria de movimiento del cuerpo;
olfactory ___, imaginary smells___ olfativa, de olores imaginarios.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hallucination

n alucinación f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Apparently it's called a hypnagogic hallucination (if it happens as you're going to sleep) and a hypnopompic hallucination if Sleep's a funny old it happens as you're waking.
Inspired by that encounter (which others have described as a "classic hypnopompic hallucination"), Firmage has spent the last year writing a book called "The Truth." In it, he describes how spaceships crashed in the US between 1947 and 1953.
Hypnagogic and hypnopompic hallucinations, which are usually brief and occur once a week or less frequently, are much more likely among people with depression or anxiety.