phantasmagorian love

phantasmagorian

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative form of phantasmagoric.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

Examples

  • Distant clumps of trees, now that the variegated foliage adorns them, have a phantasmagorian, an apparition-like appearance.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866

  • He raised his hand with a spasmodic start; before him stood the demon with folded arms and scornful expression of countenance -- and though the phantasmagorian scene had disappeared, the supernatural luster still pervaded the dungeon.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

  • The strange phantasmagorian spectacle rapidly developed itself in obedience to the commands of the demon.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.