noun see delusive

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  • delusiveness — index bad faith, deceit, fraud Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Delusiveness — Delusive De*lu sive, a. [See {Delude}.] Apt or fitted to delude; tending to mislead the mind; deceptive; beguiling; delusory; as, delusive arts; a delusive dream. [1913 Webster] Delusive and unsubstantial ideas. Whewell. {De*lu sive*ly}, adv.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • delusiveness — See delusively. * * * …   Universalium

  • delusiveness — noun The state or quality of being delusive …   Wiktionary

  • delusiveness — n. quality of being delusive, deceptiveness; illusiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • delusiveness — de·lu·sive·ness …   English syllables

  • delusiveness — noun see delusive …   Useful english dictionary

  • delusive — adjective Date: 1605 1. likely to delude < delusive promises > 2. constituting a delusion < delusive beliefs > • delusively adverb • delusiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • delusive — delusively, adv. delusiveness, n. /di looh siv/, adj. 1. tending to delude; misleading; deceptive: a delusive reply. 2. of the nature of a delusion; false; unreal: a delusive belief. Also, delusory /di looh seuh ree/. [1595 1605; DELUS(ION) +… …   Universalium

  • bad faith — n: intentional deception, dishonesty, or failure to meet an obligation or duty no evidence of bad faith compare good faith in bad faith: with or characterized by intentional deception or dishonesty possessor in bad faith an obligation …   Law dictionary

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