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Noun
A desire, idea, or plan that is unlikely to ever be realized
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“Giorgio's theories about ancient aliens building the pyramids must surely be just a delusion.”
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An idiosyncratic belief or impression maintained despite being contradicted by reality or rational argument
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“He suffered from a delusion that his vehicle was under the remote electrical control of his employer from its head office so that he could neither control its speed nor stop it.”
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The action of deluding or the state of being deluded
“But on a closer examination, this attempted delusion was detected.”
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A mistake
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An attempt to deceive someone into believing that one can or is going to do something
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A form of words used by a person performing conjuring tricks
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The state of being seriously mentally ill
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Consumption with belief, desire
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The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled
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An opinion formed before obtaining adequate evidence, especially as the result of bias or prejudice
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A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution, conspiracy and perceived threat against the person, often associated with false accusations and general mistrust of others
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The action of pretending or imagining that things are better than they really are
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A departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one
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