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18 Nov 2023

'Hallucinate' Named Cambridge Dictionary's Word of the Year 2023

The verb 'hallucinate' has been chosen as Cambridge dictionary's word of the year for 2023, following its extended meaning in relation to Artificial Intelligence. Originally denoting the effect to 'seem to see, hear, or feel' typically due to health conditions or drugs, it now refers to AI systems, such as ChatGPT, generating false information, metaphorically 'hallucinating'. [Source](https://www.theguardian.com/books/2023/nov/15/hallucinate-cambridge-dictionary-word-of-the-year)