self-de·​lud·​ed | \ ˌself-di-ˈlü-dəd How to pronounce self-deluded (audio) , -dē- \

Definition of self-deluded

: deluded by oneself or having deluded beliefs concerning oneself I believe in second chances and people changing. I also believe in not being naive and self-deluded.— Emily Yoffe There is only one reason to reject an accomplished singer in favour of a self-deluded no-hoper: because the comedic public humiliation of the worst applicants makes good television.— Neil McCormick also : characteristic of one who is self-deluded self-deluded beliefs

First Known Use of self-deluded

1642, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-deluded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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