delusory
adjective Date: 15th century deceptive, delusive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Delusory — De*lu so*rya. Delusive; fallacious. Glanvill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • delusory — index colorable (specious), deceptive, delusive, dishonest, disingenuous, fallacious, false (not g …   Law dictionary

  • delusory — delusive, delusory deceptive, *misleading Analogous words: fantastic, chimerical, visionary, *imaginary, fanciful, quixotic: fallacious, sophistical, casuistical (see under FALLACY): illusory, seeming, ostensible, *apparent …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • delusory — delusion ► NOUN ▪ a belief or impression that is not in accordance with a generally accepted reality. DERIVATIVES delusional adjective delusive adjective delusory adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • delusory — de·lu·so·ry (dĭ lo͞oʹsə rē, zə ) adj. Tending to deceive; delusive. * * * …   Universalium

  • delusory — adjective tending to delude …   Wiktionary

  • delusory — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Tending to deceive; of the nature of an illusion: delusive, illusive, illusory. See REAL. 2. Tending to lead one into error: deceptive, delusive, fallacious, illusive, illusory, misleading. See HONEST, REAL. 3 …   English dictionary for students

  • delusory — adj. deceptive, misleading, illusory …   English contemporary dictionary

  • delusory — de·lu·so·ry …   English syllables

  • delusory — adj. = DELUSIVE. Etymology: LL delusorius (as DELUSION) …   Useful english dictionary

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