veridical apparition

veridical apparition
   The term veridical apparition is indebted to the Latin adjective veridicus, which means truthful or speaking the truth. It is used in the paranormal literature to denote an * apparition whose presence can allegedly be corroborated empirically. See also the entries Telepathic hallucination, Coincidental hallucination, Veridical hallucination, and True hallucination.
   Guily, R.E. (1991). Harper's encyclopedia of mystical and paranormal experience.New York, NY: Castle Books.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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