Self-deceit
Self-deceit Self`-de*ceit", n. The act of deceiving one's self, or the state of being self-deceived; self-deception. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • self-deceit — self de·ceit (sĕlf dĭ sētʹ) n. Self deception. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-deceit — noun self deception …   Wiktionary

  • self-deceit — noun a misconception that is favorable to the person who holds it • Syn: ↑self deception • Hypernyms: ↑misconception …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-deceit —  Самоуловка …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • self-deception — self deceptive, adj. /self di sep sheuhn, self /, n. the act or fact of deceiving oneself. Also called self deceit /self di seet , self /. [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • Self-imposture — Self im*pos ture, n. Imposture practiced on one s self; self deceit. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-deception — [self′di sep′shən] n. the deceiving of oneself as to one s true feelings, motives, circumstances, etc.: also self deceit self deceiving adj …   English World dictionary

  • Self-deception — Self de*cep tion, n. Self deceit. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-deception — self′ decep′tion n. the act or fact of deceiving oneself. Also called self′ deceit′ • Etymology: 1670–80 self′ decep′tive, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • self-de|cep|tion — «SEHLF dih SEHP shuhn», noun. the act or fact of deceiving oneself; self delusion; self deceit …   Useful english dictionary

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