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Definitions from WordNet

Adjective delusive has 1 sense
  1. delusive, false - inappropriate to reality or facts; "delusive faith in a wonder drug"; "delusive expectations"; "false hopes"
    Antonym: realistic (indirect, via unrealistic)

Definitions from the Web


Definition: Having a tendency to deceive or mislead.

Part of speech: Adjective


  1. Causing someone to believe something that is not true.
  2. Misleading or deceptive.

Popular usage:

This delusive marketing campaign convinced many customers to buy unnecessary products.

The delusive promises made by the politician turned out to be nothing more than empty words.

Local usage:

In the local community, there is a delusive belief that certain herbs have magical healing powers.

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