delusory

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj delusory causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true "deceptive calm","a delusory pleasure"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Delusory Delusive; fallacious.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • delusory Apt to deceive; deceptive; delusive.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Delusory apt or tending to delude: deceptive
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Delude.

Usage

In literature:

Out of Christ these promises are vain and delusory.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
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