The Cambridge Dictionary named ‘hallucinate’ its word of the year — and it captures the AI industry’s biggest challenge

November 22, 2023

(Business Insider) — The Cambridge Dictionary’s newly crowned word of the year is a familiar one, but it’s taking on a new meaning because of AI.

On November 15, the organization announced that “hallucination” would take on a new definition beyond just seeing or hearing something that does not exist.