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- n. Alternative spelling of phantasm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as phantasm.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See phantasm, etc.
- n. A simplified spelling of phantasm.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a ghostly appearing figure
- n. something existing in perception only
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The ETI has some connection to science, and is not quite the fantasm we see with angels, demons and for that matter God.
I frowned, trying to picture such a fantasm as an abandoned building in TunFaire.
And it was not just a fantasm, not just a crotchet.
And I marveled that I now loved thee, and no fantasm in thy stead, and yet I was not stable enough to enjoy my God steadily.
If I tried to cast off my burden on this fantasm, that it might find rest there, it sank through the vacuum and came rushing down again upon me.
This I knew, but I was neither willing nor able to do; especially since, in my thoughts of thee, thou wast not thyself but only an empty fantasm.
Walda-Qeb ( "Sons of Unction", as they are nowadays called), hold that the most radical unification (tawahedo) exists between the two natures, such being the absorption of the human by the Divine nature that the former may be said to be merely a fantasm.
St. Cyprian tells of a good man who in his agony of death saw a fantasm of a noble and angelical shape, who, frowning and angry, said to him: "Ye can not endure sickness, ye are troubled at the evils of the world, and yet you are loath to die and to be quit of them; what shall I do to you?"
Later still, they found a little water poured in a basin or held in the hollow of the hand showed as true a fantasm.
Kitaro is drawn into an intrigue which is seeing young women disappear courtesy of an unhappy spirit and embarks on a mission to either exorcise or becalm this miserable fantasm.
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