Apparition

Definition of Apparition

Ap`pa`ri´tion
n.1.The act of becoming visible; appearance; visibility.
The sudden apparition of the Spaniards.
- Prescott.
The apparition of Lawyer Clippurse occasioned much speculation in that portion of the world.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.The thing appearing; a visible object; a form.
Which apparition, it seems, was you.
- Tatler.
3.An unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance; a ghost; a specter; a phantom.
I think it is the weakness of mine eyes
That shapes this monstrous apparition.
- Shak.
4.(Astron.) The first appearance of a star or other luminary after having been invisible or obscured; - opposed to occultation.
Circle of perpetual apparition
See under Circle.

Related Words

Masan, appearance, appearing, arising, astral, astral spirit, avatar, banshee, bogey, brainchild, bubble, chimera, coming, coming into being, coming-forth, control, corposant, delirium, delusion, departed spirit, disclosure, disembodied spirit, duppy, dybbuk, eidolon, emergence, epiphany, exposure, false image, fancy, fantasque, fiction, figment, figure, form, forthcoming, grateful dead, guide, hallucination, hant, haunt, idle fancy, idolum, image, imagery, imagination, imagining, immateriality, incarnation, incorporeal, incorporeal being, incorporeity, insubstantial image, invention, issuance, larva, lemures, maggot, make-believe, manes, manifestation, marshfire, materialization, materializing, mirage, myth, occurrence, oni, opening, phantasm, phantasma, phantasmagoria, phasm, phenomenon, poltergeist, presence, presentation, realization, revelation, revenant, rise, rising, romance, shade, shadow, shape, showing, showing forth, shrouded spirit, sick fancy, specter, spectral ghost, spectrum, spirit, spook, sprite, theophany, thick-coming fancies, trip, umbra, unfolding, unfoldment, unsubstantiality, vapor, waking dream, walking dead man, wandering soul, whim, whimsy, wildest dream, wildest dreams, wraith, zombie
Word:

Browse

Appall
appalled
Appalling
Appallment
Appaloosa
Appanage
Appanagist
Apparaillyng
Apparatus
Apparel
appareled
Apparence
Apparency
Apparent
apparent diameter
Apparent horizon
Apparent magnitude
Apparent time
Apparently
Apparentness
-Apparition-
Apparitional
Apparitor
Appaume
Appay
Appeach
Appeacher
Appeachment
Appeal
Appealable
Appealant
Appealer
Appealing
Appear
Appearance
Appearer
Appearingly
Appeasable
Appease
Appeasement
Appeaser
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home