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1. phantom

noun. ['ˈfæntəm, ˈfænəm'] a ghostly appearing figure.

Synonyms

  • disembodied spirit
  • specter
  • spectre
  • spirit
  • Flying Dutchman
  • phantasm
  • apparition
  • phantasma

Antonyms

  • disappearance
  • dull
  • unhappiness
  • happiness

Etymology

  • fantom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fantosme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Phantom

  • tranum
  • granum
  • branum
  • brannum
  • brannam
  • branam
  • vanname
  • ranum
  • lanum
  • lannom
  • lanham
  • hannum
  • hannam
  • canam
  • annum

Sentences with phantom


1. Verb, past participle
Dogs who have phantom pregnancies often seem unusually restless and unable to sit still.

2.
Noun, singular or mass
You are experiencing a
phantom odor when you detect a smell that is not really present.

3.
Adjective
All
phantom** odors can be a sign of a serious illness and should be discussed with your doctor.

Quotes about phantom


1. She never got a chance to fall out of love, to do it properly, slowly and thoroughly, and the result was he was like a phantom limb. Gone but still there. And like a true phantom limb, the preponderance of feelings associated with him were painful.
- Sarah Dunn

2. Those words, that voice, had more power over me than any phantom ever could.
- Richelle Mead, The Ruby Circle

3. Possibility, infinity, beauty -- none of those words were right. [...] What he really wanted to say was: have you felt this? this phantom life streaking like a phosphorescent hound at the edges of your ruin?
- Haven Kimmel, The Solace Of Leaving Early

2. phantom

adjective. ['ˈfæntəm, ˈfænəm'] something apparently sensed but having no physical reality.

Antonyms

  • stay in place

Etymology

  • fantom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fantosme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. phantom

noun. ['ˈfæntəm, ˈfænəm'] something existing in perception only.

Synonyms

  • unidentified flying object
  • fantasm
  • ghost
  • shadow
  • illusion
  • shade
  • spook
  • wraith
  • specter
  • Flying Dutchman
  • spectre
  • flying saucer
  • phantasm
  • semblance
  • apparition
  • phantasma

Antonyms

  • precede
  • absence
  • conception
  • colorlessness

Etymology

  • fantom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fantosme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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