Definition Of apparition
a ghost or ghostlike image of a person.
Throughout history there have been reports of ghosts, apparitions and spiritual visitations, both angelic and demonic.
Example Of apparition
a headless apparition
an apparition of the Virgin Mary
Another friend said that he saw an apparition of an elderly man carrying a body and it appeared to be headless and armless.
At this point, you have come to believe that you have a haunted house with bumps, rappings, ghostly footsteps and even apparitions that roam the hallways.
For those who drove at night a ghostly apparition would sometimes cross their headlight beam, turning towards them its own glaring headlights.