false sense of security

Definition of false sense of security

  1. :  a feeling of being safer than one really is The gun gave him a false sense of security.

Word by Word Definitions

falseplay
  1. :  not genuine

    :  intentionally untrue

    :  adjusted or made so as to deceive

  1. :  in a false or faithless manner :  treacherously

senseplay
  1. :  a meaning conveyed or intended :  import, signification

    :  one of a set of meanings a word or phrase may bear especially as segregated in a dictionary entry

    :  the faculty of perceiving by means of sense organs

  1. :  to perceive by the senses (see 1sense 2)

    :  to be or become conscious of

    :  grasp, comprehend

securityplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being secure: such as

    :  freedom from danger :  safety

    :  freedom from fear or anxiety


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