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phantăsĭa , ae, f., = φαντασία, idea, notion, fancy (post-Aug.): “Nicetas longe disertius hanc phantasiam movit,Sen. Suas. 2, 15: “cor tuum phantasias patitur,Vulg. Ecclus. 34, 6.—As a term of reproach: phantasia, non homo, a mere notion or fancy, the mere semblance of a man, Petr. 38 fin. (in Cic. Ac. 1, 11, 40; 2, 6, 8 al., written as Greek, and translated visum).—
II. A phantom, apparition: “(animus) colli-git visa nocturna, quas phantasias nos adpellamus,Amm. 14, 11, 18.
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