a supposedly ghostly counterpart or double of a living person.
a belief in ghosts.
a phantom or apparition.
an abnormal fear of ghosts.
fortunetelling through communication with the spirits of the dead. —sciomantic, adj.
a religion in which ghosts are worshiped instead of gods.
the study of ghosts, phantoms, or apparitions. Also called phantasmology, spookology. —spectrological, adj.
an abnormal fear of specters or phantoms.
1. the condition or quality of existing outside the known experience of man or caused by forces beyond those of nature.
2. belief in supernatural events or forces. Also supranaturalism. —supernaturalist, n., adj. —supernatural, supernaturalistic, adj.
supernaturalism. —supranaturalist, n., adj. —supranatural, supranaturalistic, adj.
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