labor under a delusion/misapprehension/misconception

Definition of labor under a delusion/misapprehension/misconception

  1. :  to continue to believe something that is not true He still labors under the delusion that other people value his opinion.

Word by Word Definitions

laborplay
  1. :  expenditure of physical or mental effort especially when difficult or compulsory

    :  human activity that provides the goods or services in an economy

    :  the services performed by workers for wages as distinguished from those rendered by entrepreneurs for profits

  1. :  to exert one's powers of body or mind especially with painful or strenuous effort :  work

    :  to move with great effort

    :  to be in the labor of giving birth

  1. :  of or relating to labor

    :  of, relating to, or constituting a political party held to represent the interests of workers or made up largely of organized labor groups

underplay
  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

delusionplay
  1. :  the act of tricking or deceiving someone :  the state of being deluded

    :  something that is falsely or delusively believed or propagated

    :  a persistent false psychotic belief regarding the self or persons or objects outside the self that is maintained despite indisputable evidence to the contrary


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