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.

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Fool's paradise.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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