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delusive

adjective de·lu·sive \-ˈlü-siv, -ˈlü-ziv\

Definition of DELUSIVE

1
:  likely to delude <delusive promises>
2
:  constituting a delusion <delusive beliefs>
de·lu·sive·ly adverb
de·lu·sive·ness noun

Examples of DELUSIVE

  1. <delusive promises of high-paying jobs for the illegal immigrants>

First Known Use of DELUSIVE

1605

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