Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hallucination

3 senses of hallucination

Sense 1
hallucination -- (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)

Sense 2
delusion, 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)

Sense 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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