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1. delusion

noun. ['dɪˈluːʒən'] the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas.

Synonyms

  • deceit
  • illusion
  • head game
  • dissimulation
  • deception

Antonyms

  • elation
  • depression
  • mental health
  • truth

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Words that Rhyme with Delusion

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Example sentences of the word delusion


1. Noun, singular or mass
Determine the types of delusion he is experiencing.

Quotes containing the word delusion


1. For thousands of years, human beings have been obsessed with beauty, truth, love, honor, altruism, courage, social relationships, art, and God. They all go together as subjective experiences, and it's a straw man to set God up as the delusion. If he is, then so is truth itself or beauty itself.
- Deepak Chopra

2. It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
- Leo Tolstoy, The Kreutzer Sonata

3. Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.
- Edward Abbey

2. delusion

noun. ['dɪˈluːʒən'] a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea.

Synonyms

  • freak out
  • misconception
  • disorientation

Antonyms

  • understatement
  • honesty
  • dimension
  • concept

3. delusion

noun. ['dɪˈluːʒən'] (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary.

Synonyms

  • delusions of persecution
  • hallucination
  • psychological state
  • nihilistic delusion
  • somatic delusion
  • mental state
  • nihilism
  • psychotic belief
  • zoanthropy
  • psychological condition
  • mental condition

Antonyms

  • division
  • law of nature
  • part
  • possibility
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