Apparition Definition

ăpə-rĭshən
apparitions
noun
apparitions
A ghostly figure; a specter.
American Heritage
Anything that appears unexpectedly or in an extraordinary way.
Webster's New World
A sudden or unusual sight.
American Heritage
A phantom or ghost.
Webster's New World
The act of appearing or becoming visible.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
animatebeing
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Other Word Forms of Apparition

Noun

Singular:
apparition
Plural:
apparitions

Origin of Apparition

  • Middle English apparicioun from Old French apparition from Late Latin appāritiō appāritiōn- an appearance from Latin appāritus past participle of appārēre to appear appear

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French apparition, from Latin apparitio, from appareo.

    From Wiktionary

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