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Adjective delusory has 1 sense
  1. deceptive, delusory - causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true; "deceptive calm"; "a delusory pleasure"
    Antonym: real (indirect, via unreal)

Definitions from the Web

Term: Delusory

Part of Speech: Adjective

Sense 1: Creating a false belief or perception


  1. His delusory claims about having special powers were easily debunked.
  2. The delusory mirage in the desert made them believe there was an oasis ahead.

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Part of Speech: Adverb

Sense 1: In a deceptive or illusory manner


  1. The magician made the object disappear delusorily, leaving the audience in awe.
  2. She delusorily believed that she could achieve success overnight.

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