fool's paradise

noun

Definition of fool's paradise

: a state of delusory happiness

Examples of fool's paradise in a Sentence

We are headed for economic trouble, and anyone who thinks otherwise is living in a fool's paradise.

First Known Use of fool's paradise

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fool's paradise was in the 15th century

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“Fool's paradise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fool%27s%20paradise. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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fool's paradise

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fool's paradise

: a state of happiness that is based on mistaken beliefs or false ideas

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