noun. an illusion or apparition, frequently of an absent individual presenting in the form of a ghost or a spirit. The viewer might acknowledge it as being illusory or imaginary, not like an authentic hallucination, that is correlated with absence of knowledge on the behalf of the viewer.

PHANTASM: "The phantasm was the most startling thing they'd ever seen."
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