deceive oneself into thinking

Definition of deceive oneself into thinking

:to pretend in one's mind
  • It's no use deceiving ourselves into thinking that everything will be fine.

Word by Word Definitions

deceive play
  1. : ensnare

  2. : to be false to

  3. : to fail to fulfill

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

thinking
  1. : the action of using one's mind to produce thoughts

  2. : opinion, judgment

  3. : thought that is characteristic (as of a period, group, or person)

  1. : marked by use of the intellect : rational


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