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1. illusion

noun. ['ˌɪˈluːʒən'] an erroneous mental representation.

Synonyms

  • fantasm
  • phantom
  • shadow
  • phantom limb
  • irradiation
  • phantasm
  • semblance
  • apparition
  • phantasma

Antonyms

  • plain
  • unadorned
  • unrhetorical
  • dislike

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Words that Rhyme with Illusion

  • transfusion
  • reperfusion
  • rediffusion
  • profusion
  • preclusion
  • extrusion
  • exclusion
  • confusion
  • conclusion
  • seclusion
  • intrusion
  • infusion
  • inclusion
  • diffusion
  • contusion
  • occlusion
  • delusion
  • collusion
  • fusion
  • allusion

How do you pronounce illusion?

Pronounce illusion as ˌɪˈluʒən.

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How do you spell illusion? Is it illution ?

A common misspelling of illusion is illution

Example sentences of the word illusion


1. Noun, singular or mass
Zen Buddhists teach that the sensory world is an illusion and distinctions between one object and another are false.

Quotes containing the word illusion


1. We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
- Orson Welles

2. In this life struggle, here I am among you fully cognizant that a true believer has no fear of what God has ordained for him. Those who are visited by fear live only for their present, under the illusion that the world began with them and will end with their departure.
- King Hussein I

3. Life is an illusion. I am held together in the nothingness by art.
- Anselm Kiefer

2. illusion

noun. ['ˌɪˈluːʒən'] something many people believe that is false.

Synonyms

  • fancy
  • bubble
  • wishful thinking
  • phantasy
  • misconception
  • will-o'-the-wisp
  • ignis fatuus

Antonyms

  • nonattendance
  • real
  • brighten
  • precede

3. illusion

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

Synonyms

  • dissembling
  • deceit
  • head game
  • dissimulation
  • deception

Antonyms

  • hairiness
  • beauty
  • ugliness
  • disappearance

4. illusion

noun. ['ˌɪˈluːʒən'] an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.

Synonyms

  • magic trick
  • deception
  • sleight of hand
  • thaumaturgy
  • trick
  • card trick
  • conjuring trick
  • prestidigitation
  • performance
  • magic
  • conjuration

Antonyms

  • understatement
  • overachievement
  • underachievement
  • natural
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