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Noun delusion has 3 senses
  1. delusion, psychotic belief - (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
    --1 is a kind of psychological state, mental state
    --1 has particulars:
     delusions of grandeur; delusions of persecution; hallucination; nihilistic delusion, nihilism; somatic delusion; zoanthropy
    Derived form: verb delude1
  2. delusion, hallucination - a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea; "he has delusions of competence"; "his dreams of vast wealth are a hallucination"
    --2 is a kind of misconception
    --2 has particulars: disorientation, freak out
    Derived form: verb delude1
  3. delusion, illusion, head game - the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas
    --3 is a kind of deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation
    Derived form: verb delude1
deludery deluding deludly deluge, deluge deluged deluison delure delusion delusion delusional delusional disorder delusions delusions of grandeur delusions of persecution delusive delusively

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