• IPA: /həˌluːsɪˈneɪʃən/


  1. A sensory perception of something that does not exist, often arising from disorder of the nervous system, as in delirium tremens; a delusion.
    • Hallucinations are always evidence of cerebral derangement and are common phenomena of insanity. - W. A. Hammond
  2. The act of hallucinating; a wandering of the mind; an error, mistake or blunder.
    • This must have been the hallucination of the transcriber. - Joseph Addison
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