Definition of pseudo-hallucination in English:

pseudo-hallucination

noun

Psychology
  • An experience or phenomenon resembling or imitating a hallucination, especially an isolated, brief, and vivid sensory experience, commonly auditory or visual, occurring in the absence of any external stimulus and recognized by the subject as illusory.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Psychology. From pseudo- + hallucination, after German † Pseudo-Hallucination.

Pronunciation

pseudo-hallucination

/ˌs(j)uːdəʊhəˌl(j)uːsɪˈneɪʃn/