de·​lu·​sive | \ di-ˈlü-siv How to pronounce delusive (audio) , -ˈlü-ziv, dē-\

Definition of delusive

1 : likely to delude delusive promises
2 : constituting a delusion delusive beliefs

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Other Words from delusive

delusively adverb
delusiveness noun

Examples of delusive in a Sentence

delusive promises of high-paying jobs for the illegal immigrants

First Known Use of delusive

1605, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of delusive was in 1605

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