1. deceptive

adjective. ['dɪˈsɛptɪv'] causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true.


  • unreal


  • true
  • straight

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Rhymes with Deceptive

  • contraceptive
  • unreceptive
  • receptive
  • perceptive

How do you pronounce deceptive?

Pronounce deceptive as dɪˈsɛptɪv.

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Sentences with deceptive

1. Adjective
If your date doesn't seem quite right, work out if he is nervous or being deceptive.

2. Noun, singular or mass
However, it is important to remember that information can be outdated, invalid, or deceptive.

Quotes about deceptive

1. Solid character will reflect itself in consistent behavior, while poor character will seek to hide behind deceptive words and actions.
- Myles Munroe, Waiting and Dating

2. Few things are more deceptive than memories.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

2. deceptive

adjective. ['dɪˈsɛptɪv'] designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently.


  • dishonorable
  • misleading
  • dishonest


  • superior
  • strong
  • sincere
  • trustworthy