Definition of Hallucinatory

1. Adjective. Characterized by or characteristic of hallucination. "The bizarre hallucinatory dreams of fever"

Similar to: Unreal
Derivative terms: Hallucinate



Definition of Hallucinatory

1. a. Partaking of, or tending to produce, hallucination.

Definition of Hallucinatory

1. Adjective. Partaking of, or tending to produce, hallucination ¹

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Definition of Hallucinatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hallucinatory

halls of fame
halls of mirrors
halls of residence
halls of shame
hallstand
hallucal
halluces
hallucinate
hallucinated
hallucinates
hallucinating
hallucination
hallucinations
hallucinator
hallucinators
hallucinatory (current term)
hallucinatory neuralgia
hallucinaut
hallucinauts
hallucinogen
hallucinogenesis
hallucinogenic
hallucinogenic drug
hallucinogenics
hallucinogenlike
hallucinogens
hallucinoses
hallucinosis
hallus
hallux

Literary usage of Hallucinatory

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1. The Unsound Mind and the Law: A Presentation of Forensic Psychiatry by George W. Jacoby (1918)
"hallucinatory INSANITY Delusions arising essentially from hallucinations are ... Even in paranoia, intercurrent hallucinatory excitement may cause the ..."

2. A Treatise on nervous and mental diseases by Landon Carter Gray (1893)
"hallucinatory insanity is a form characterized by quickly changing delusions, ... In hallucinatory insanity the patient's delusions, hallucinations, ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(d: Acute hallucinatory Confusion (Amentia, Acute Confusional Insanity, Acute Hallucinosis) In various infections, intoxications, and states of exhaustion ..."

4. Diseases of the nervous system by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"Acute hallucinatory Confusion (Amentia).—This psychosis is less acute in its characteristics than the former. The symptoms are those of a mild confusion ..."

5. Clinical psychiatry by Emil Kraepelin, Allen Ross Diefendorf (1907)
"ALCOHOLIC hallucinatory DEMENTIA This type of alcoholic psychosis, provisionally called alcoholic hallucinatory dementia (or alcoholic ..."

6. Textbook of insanity by Richard Krafft-Ebing (1905)
"Primary hallucinatory Insanity. THE states of hallucinatory insanity now to ho described rest essentially upon the same foundation as the disease-picture of ..."

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