under the illusion
Definition of under the illusion
: having a mistaken belief about something He was under the illusion that he was a good player.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: 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
: lower in rank or authority : subordinate
: the action of deceiving
: the state or fact of being intellectually deceived or misled : misapprehension
: an instance of such deception
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