Definition of Phantasmagorical

1. Adjective. Characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions. "The incongruous imagery in surreal art and literature"




Definition of Phantasmagorical

1. Adjective. (alternative form of phantasmagoric) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phantasmagorical

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phantasies
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phantasist
phantasists
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phantasm
phantasma
phantasmagoria
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phantasmagorian
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phantasmagorical (current term)
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Literary usage of Phantasmagorical

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1. Introduction to Philosophy: An Inquiry After a Rational System of Scientific by George Trumbull Ladd (1891)
"If our own bodies are dreams, we need not mourn the dream-like and phantasmagorical character of the heavenly bodies. We know nothing of the latter except ..."

2. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1921)
"phantasmagorical statues almost emerged From the gray draperies of his subconsciousness At moments of such proclamation. Everything in the universe swirled ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1900)
"... it appears in its objective phases splendid and phantasmagorical ; in the Middle Ages, when the religious feeling reached its highest paroxysm, ..."

4. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1901)
"We shall be making infinite progress from nowhere to nowhere, in a purely hypothetical way, and we may enjoy ourselves—in a phantasmagorical manner, ..."

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