a world of make-believe

noun phrase

: an unreal world : a state of believing things that are not true
He has been living in a world of make-believe.

Examples of a world of make-believe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fantasyland Fantasia might seem like a world of make-believe, but the dangers are all too real when the Nothing threatens the realm of enchantment. Mckinley Franklin, Variety, 22 June 2023

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“A world of make-believe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20world%20of%20make-believe. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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