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Related / Similar Words: illusion, head game, hallucination, psychotic belief

 

Definition:
  • the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas;
  • a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea; "he has delusions of competence"; "his dreams of vast wealth are a hallucination";
  • (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary;

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    Hyponyms: disorientation, freak out, delusions of grandeur, delusions of persecution, hallucination, nihilistic delusion, nihilism, somatic delusion, zoanthropy

     

    Derivational Morphology: deceive, lead on, delude, cozen, hallucinate

     

    Anagrams: unsoiled

     

     
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