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hallucination

hal·lu·ci·na·tion

hallucination

 
pronunciation:
h lu sih neI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a false or distorted but compelling sensory perception, as induced by drugs or by mental derangement such as schizophrenia.
synonyms:
delusion, illusion, mirage, trip, vision
similar words:
aberration, daydream, delirium, dream, euphoria, fantasy, nightmare, phantom
definition 2: the objects or events so perceived.
synonyms:
apparition, fantasy, figment, illusion, mirage, phantom, vision
similar words:
chimera, dream, ghost, nightmare, specter
derivations: hallucinational (adj.), hallucinative (adj.)