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Nic's Charlie is something very particular. You can't really put them together. It's a phantasm.
Tilda Swinton

Meaning of "phantasm" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PHANTASM

From Old French fantasme, from Latin phantasma, from Greek; related to Greek phantazein to cause to be seen, from phainein to show.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PHANTASM

phantasm  [ˈfæntæzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PHANTASM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Phantasm is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PHANTASM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Phantasm

Phantasm may refer to the following: ▪ any Illusion ▪ Apparitional experience ▪ Hallucination ▪ Ghost In comics: ▪ Phantasm, a short-lived member of the New Teen Titans In film: ▪ Don Coscarelli's Phantasm series ▪ Phantasm , a 1979 horror film ▪ Phantasm IIPhantasm III: Lord of the DeadPhantasm IV: OblivionPhantasm V: RavagerBatman: Mask of the Phantasm In television: ▪ "Phantasms", an episode In music: ▪ Phantasm, a viol consort ▪ Phantasm, a thrash metal band from Los Angeles ▪ Phantasm Records, a record label ▪ Phantasm, alias for Yui Sakakibara In games: ▪ Avenging Spirit, an arcade game known as Phantasm in Japan...

Definition of phantasm in the English dictionary

The first definition of phantasm in the dictionary is a phantom. Other definition of phantasm is an illusory perception of an object, person, etc. Phantasm is also objective reality as distorted by perception.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PHANTASM


blepharospasm
ˈblɛfərəʊˌspæzəm
bronchospasm
ˈbrɒŋkəʊˌspæzəm
chasm
ˈkæzəm
chiasm
ˈkaɪæzəm
cytoplasm
ˈsaɪtəʊˌplæzəm
ectoplasm
ˈɛktəʊˌplæzəm
enthusiasm
ɪnˈθjuːzɪˌæzəm
fantasm
ˈfæntæzəm
iconoclasm
aɪˈkɒnəˌklæzəm
laryngospasm
ləˈrɪŋɡəʊˌspæzəm
neoplasm
ˈniːəʊˌplæzəm
nucleoplasm
ˈnjuːklɪəˌplæzəm
orgasm
ˈɔːɡæzəm
periplasm
ˈperɪˌplæzəm
plasm
ˈplæzəm
pleonasm
ˈpliːəˌnæzəm
protoplasm
ˈprəʊtəˌplæzəm
sarcasm
ˈsɑːkæzəm
spasm
ˈspæzəm
vasospasm
ˈveɪzəʊˌspæzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PHANTASM

phantasiast
phantasies
phantasime
phantasmagoria
phantasmagorial
phantasmagoric
phantasmagorical
phantasmagorically
phantasmagory
phantasmal
phantasmalian
phantasmality
phantasmally
phantasmic
phantasmical
phantasmically
phantastic
phantastry
phantasy
phantom

WORDS THAT END LIKE PHANTASM

archiplasm
archoplasm
autoschediasm
axoplasm
bioplasm
cataclasm
cataplasm
chiliasm
deuteroplasm
endoplasm
germ plasm
idioplasm
isochasm
nerdgasm
overenthusiasm
plateasm
sarcoplasm
somatoplasm
trophoplasm
wasm

Synonyms and antonyms of phantasm in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PHANTASM»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «phantasm» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of phantasm

Translation of «phantasm» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PHANTASM

Find out the translation of phantasm to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of phantasm from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «phantasm» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

幻象
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fantasma
570 millions of speakers

English

phantasm
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

माया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التوهم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фантазм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fantasma
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভূত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fantasme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Phantasm
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Phantasma
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

幻想
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

phantasm
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Phantasm
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ảo tưởng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கற்பனை உருவம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वप्न
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hayalet
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

illusione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Phantasm
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фантазм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fantasmă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φάντασμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

phantasme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

phantasm
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Phantasm
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of phantasm

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PHANTASM»

The term «phantasm» is regularly used and occupies the 56.833 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PHANTASM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about phantasm

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QUOTES WITH «PHANTASM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word phantasm.
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Tilda Swinton
Nic's Charlie is something very particular. You can't really put them together. It's a phantasm.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PHANTASM»

Discover the use of phantasm in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to phantasm and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Discourses of the Vanishing: Modernity, Phantasm, Japan
In this provocative conjoining of ethnography, history, and cultural criticism, Marilyn Ivy discloses these anxieties—and the attempts to contain them—as she tracks what she calls the vanishing: marginalized events, sites, and cultural ...
Marilyn Ivy, 2010
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Phantasm
After losing her powers, Zo learns that only a traumatic experience can bring the Wraith back. And now, to get out-of-body, Zo will have to look for big, dangerous trouble--fast.
Phaedra Weldon, 2009
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Phantasm
Phaedra Weldon. mom had always been so secretive about my dad. Why she was surprised with what I could do, but not really. I understood why she was afraid for me, and why she tried to tell me so many times that there were things out there ...
Phaedra Weldon, 2009
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The Green Phantasm
Green Phantasm said to him, “Listen, pal, I want you to know one thing.” “Oh yeah ? What's that?” he asked. “I'm the Green Phantasm, you got that? Green Phantasm,” said the Phantasm. “I got it all right,” the thief replied. However, he was still ...
George Robert Coates, 2012
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Gilles Deleuze's Logic of Sense: A Critical Introduction and ...
When asked for an example of this combination of unconscious and conscious processes, of bodily and ideal series, and of event and sense, the surprising answer dominating many of the closing series of Logic of Sense is 'the phantasm' .
James Williams, 2008
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Phantasm Strikes!
IUHZBQW. I. W V {a .. -d'l (NT £2; Phantasm's speech balloons look strange. Whg is that?l Read the & Whg did Batman take a bullet for Black Mask':I Write down as mang sssssss as gou can come up with. (L Batman is a master of going ...
Dan Slott, 2013
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Derrida from Now On
This, recall, was already the phantasm of narcissism, the phantasm of a narcissism that is always undone by its phenomenon, the phantasm, as we saw in Chapter 2, of a Father who can beget a son on his own and keep that son within his ...
Michael Naas, 2009
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The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Philosophy
than it could; and the active intellect is able to educe the concept from the potential intellect itself (paragraphs 4 and 5). He goes on to consider, among other things, the abstraction by which the phantasm is raised to the generalized intelligible ...
A. S. McGrade, 2003
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Eros and Magic in the Renaissance
When Eros is at work, the phantasm of the loved object leads its own existence, all the more disquieting because it exerts a kind of vampirism on the subject's other phantasms and thoughts. It is a morbid distension of its activity which, in its  ...
Ioan P. Culianu, 1987
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Verbum: Word and Idea in Aquinas
Again, in a sense, the act of understanding as an insight into phantasm is knowledge of form: but the form so known does not correspond to the philosophic concept of form;0 insight is to phantasm as form is to matter; but in that proportion  ...
Bernard J. F. Lonergan, Frederick E. Crowe, Robert M. Doran, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PHANTASM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term phantasm is used in the context of the following news items.
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Classical CDs Weekly: William Lawes, Diane Ambache, Tom Poster
Two differently-scored versions of the Royal Consort survive, and Phantasm give us the edition for four viols and theorbo. The fruity, rich sound ... «The Arts Desk, Jul 15»
2
5 Terrifying characters you wont believe were in kid shows
But there was this one character that creeps me out a little bit: 'Nobody', a bodiless alien phantasm from a parallel universe of screaming ... «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
3
Opinionator | Replacing the Irreplaceable
It may get you part way through the desert, but the closer you get, the more likely it is to disappear as a phantasm. And there you are, stuck in a ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
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100% Series Retrospective: Batman: Arkham
I'm especially salty after just watching Under the Red Hood, Mask of the Phantasm, and Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker again this past ... «Destructoid, Jul 15»
5
Horror Realm & Pop Expo, film festival take a bite out of Pittsburgh
Special guests over the weekend will include A. Michael Baldwin (“Phantasm”), Erin Murphy (“Bewitched”), Andre Gower (“Monster Squad”), ... «Tribune-Review, Jul 15»
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Hot List of events for the coming weekend
... Erin Murphy of “Bewitches” (12:10 p.m. Saturday), Daeg Faerch (1:30 p.m. Saturday), A. Michael Baldwin of “Phantasm” (2:45 p.m. Saturday), ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasm Extend Reaches Europe This Year
BBCPEx_keyart BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasm Extend is coming to Europe and it won't be a surprise digital release. PQube announced they will ... «Siliconera, Jul 15»
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Phantasm III Character Back for Phantasm: Ravager
It's been awhile since last we heard anything about the fifth film in the Phantasm franchise, Phantasm: Ravager, but Gigi Bannister let it slip on ... «Dread Central, Jul 15»
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5 Villains Batman Should Fight in DC's On-Screen Universe
I've always had a special place in my heart for that first Batman animated film (which had a short run in theaters), Mask of the Phantasm. I wore ... «Cinelinx, Jul 15»
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Geekly Mailbag: 'Arkham Knight' talkback
In the final ending, the new figure/Batman atop the building reminded me a bit of the Phantasm. I do like the idea of having to rebuild the ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Phantasm [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/phantasm>. Jun 2020 ».
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