Definition of false sense of security
- The gun gave him a false sense of security.
: not genuine
: intentionally untrue
: adjusted or made so as to deceive
: in a false or faithless manner : treacherously
: a meaning conveyed or intended : import, signification
: the faculty of perceiving by means of sense organs
: a specialized function or mechanism (such as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch) by which an animal receives and responds to external or internal stimuli
: to perceive by the senses (see 1sense 2)
: to be or become conscious of
: grasp, comprehend
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