delusive

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

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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