Phantasmagoric definition

The definition of phantasmagoric is when fantasy images or imaginings change quickly from one to the next.

An example of phantasmagoric are the dream sequence scenes in the film The Cell.

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Characterized by or pertaining to rapid changes in light intensity and colour.
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Characterized by or pertaining to a dream-like blurring of real and imaginary elements.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of phantasmagoric - phantasmagorial, phantasmagorian, phantasmagorical

Origin of phantasmagoric

  • From Ancient Greek φάντασμα (phantasma, “ghost") + ἀγορεύειν (agoreuein, “to speak publicly").

    From Wiktionary