- A psychotic state of exaltation in which one has delusions and hallucinations of communion with supernatural or exalted beings.
* * *il·lu·min·ism (ĭ-looґmin-iz-əm) a hallucinatory state characterized by conversations with imaginary, usually supernatural, beings.
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