self-deluding

adjective
self-de·​lud·​ing | \ ˌself-di-ˈlü-diŋ How to pronounce self-deluding (audio) , -dē- \

Definition of self-deluding

: deluding or serving to delude oneself especially concerning one's true nature, abilities, feelings, etc. Anyone who claims the ability to sort out the intricacies of a marriage, even their own, is self-deluding.— Fred Dickey his self-deluding arrogance

First Known Use of self-deluding

1631, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-deluding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-deluding. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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