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hallucinatory

[huh-loo-suh-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /həˈlu sə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or characterized by hallucination:
hallucinatory visions.
Origin of hallucinatory
1820-1830
1820-30; hallucinate + -ory1
Related forms
nonhallucinatory, adjective
unhallucinatory, adjective
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Word Origin and History for hallucinatory
adj.

1830, from hallucinat-, past participle stem of Latin hallucinari (see hallucinate) + -ory.

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hallucinatory in Medicine

hallucinatory hal·lu·ci·na·to·ry (hə-lōō'sə-nə-tôr'ē)
adj.

  1. Of or characterized by hallucination.

  2. Inducing or causing hallucination.

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