hallucinatory hallucinatory  /hə ˈlu sə nə ˌtɔ ri/


  • (adj) characterized by or characteristic of hallucination


  1. No question that, in the hallucinatory documentary Triumph of the Will, the cinema's first great woman filmmaker painted Adolf Hitler as a Wagnerian deity come to earth.
  2. If Rumble Fish fails as a traditional movie about real people, it is beguiling as an exercise in hallucinatory style.
  3. Lavish indeed, and relentless a hallucinatory workout for the eyes.


  • Review: 'The Rambler' is a hitchhiker horror that travels a deceptive path

    The film is hallucinatory and handsome, though you may eventually tire of all the screaming. Picture Clint Eastwood blundering into a David Lynch movie and you'll have "The Rambler," Calvin Lee Reeder's hallucinatory hitchhiker horror about a taciturn ex-con (Dermot Mulroney) who keeps stumbling across strangers — and corpses — that might not actually exist. Either way, he doesn't much seem to ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times


  1. As frontman Björn Dixgard describes it, ochrasy is "that hallucinatory world you enter around four and five in the morning:a sort of utopian world where anything can happen, where everything is allowed."
    on Feb 19, 2007 By: Bjorn Source: Ultimate-Guitar.Com

  2. "It's that by dropping the class language that once distinguished them sharply from Republicans they have left themselves vulnerable to cultural wedge issues likes guns and abortion and the rest whose hallucinatory appeal would ordinarily be far...
    on Mar 11, 2005 By: Tom Frank Source: Democratic Underground

  3. "They're always there to clap for someone else," Mr. Baldwin said. "They're never going to call your name. You know that. And if they do, that's like, you know, a hallucinatory experience."
    on Dec 1, 2009 By: Alec Baldwin Source: New York Times

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