V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. a ghostlike figure; 2. the appearance of a ghostlike figure; 3. the appearance of something strange or unlikely

Synonyms: ghost, phantom, hallucination, chimera, phenomenon, vision, spirit

Antonyms: reality

Tips: Apparition is closely related to the word appear. An apparition is something strange or unusual, like a ghost, that appears seemingly out of nowhere.

Usage Examples:

The children scared each other with tales of ghostly apparitions. (visions, phantoms)

In the Dickens classis, "A Christmas Carol," the character Scrooge is visited by three apparitions. (ghosts, phantoms)

When I woke in the middle of the night, I saw an apparition that seemed so real I thought I could touch it. (vision, hallucination)

The apparition appeared out of nowhere and scared me stiff. (ghost, chimera)

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