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hallucinatory

(hə-lo͞o′sə-nə-tôr′ē)
adj.
1. Of or characterized by hallucination.
2. Inducing hallucination.
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While by no means limited to the German-speaking world, this new thinking on/at the edge created some of its wildest flowers in the realm of Germanic literatures, where it often gained hallucinatory dimensions--protagonists, pushing on the mirror and finally coming through, (3) being pulled, as if through a vortex, into another world.
It should be noted that the illegal, mind-altering drink, absinthe, banned in many nations for its hallucinatory qualifies, is made from a different wormwood plant, Artemisia absinthe, If a little psychedelic head-trip is what you're looking for, be aware that absinthe is illegal in most countries and its use carries strict penalties, especially in Europe.
Furthermore, its attempt at creating the requisite post-teen sex fest/apocalyptic atmosphere of hallucinatory fatalism falls so short that its 75-minute running time seems positively glacial as opposed to the intended meditative.
This was called imaginative or hallucinatory justice and its possibilities were endless.
These interludes about the intense need to write, reflecting upon the creative act of writing are astutely yet discretely interspersed throughout a text that is otherwise richly layered with intricate events, and strange happenings that border on the absurd if not the hallucinatory.
The Health and Welfare Ministry decided Monday to make illegal the chemical compound "2C-B," which has a strong hallucinatory and stimulatory effect, under the Narcotics Control Law, ministry officials said.
Hallucinatory episodes can be either positive (seeing stimuli that are not present) or negative (not seeing stimuli that are present), though positive hallucinations are much more common.
Dreams, nightmares, ravings from agrarian cultures, harmless folklore rubbish, the cumbersome relics of incomprehensible cults of grain and seed, liturgical daydreams of rude worshippers of the bread and wine (of the kind in which a powerful God makes a hidden offering of himself), hallucinatory and short lived parousia and traumatic epiphanies, the dreams of the sick and fairytale novels all seem to have survived only in the Third World of undernourished visionaries.
Presented in the form of a diary, it energetically details the hallucinatory obsessions of a madman.
The despairing and hallucinatory eroticism of Moro's poetry introduced into an otherwise dry Spanish tradition a vocabulary of desire and forbidden love.
His work, which is frequently obscure, even incoherent, and hallucinatory, as well as highly visual, contains screeching utterances and uses language as an end in itself rather than as a means of expression.
Synesthetes are people with a brain condition that leads to a hallucinatory welding of senses.