Examples of illusory in a Sentence
an illusory sense of security
Recent Examples of illusory from the Web
But Smith, the committee’s top Democrat, said the bigger budget numbers could be illusory unless Republicans and Democrats agree to roll back a 2011 law that set strict limits on federal spending.
NATO’s principles are fake, illusory, and Montenegro becoming part of the alliance proves it.
From Donald to Dylan to the illusory American Dream to details of his Us + Them Tour, here's what Roger Waters thinks about politics, rock and more in 2017.
McMahon, clinging to his faith in the dubious doctrines of counterinsurgency, chases after an illusory victory that his allies, colleagues and bosses don’t really believe in any more.
None of these approaches has eradicated terrorism, a goal that is arguably illusory.
High-cost socialized medicine attempts to obscure market demand from the benefits of healthy competition requiring consumers to have clear information about cost and supply, replaced by illusory promises imposed by government edict.
An Illusory Swimming Pool is framed by a limestone deck is part of the museum’s permanent exhibition.
The soft, shifting lights were inspired by the artist’s fascination with the illusory landscapes one sometimes glimpses from an aircraft’s window.
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ILLUSORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of illusory for English Language Learners
: based on something that is not true or real : based on an illusion
ILLUSORY Defined for Kids
Definition of illusory for Students
: based on something that is not true or real an illusory hope
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