Definitions of apparition:
- noun: an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly
Example: "Natives were amazed at the apparition of this white stanger"
- noun: something existing in perception only
Example: "A ghostly apparition at midnight"
- noun: the appearance of a ghostlike figure
Example: "I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter"
- noun: a ghostly appearing figure
Example: "We were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"
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