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il·lu·sion

illusion

 
 
pronunciation:
ih lu zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a fantasy or mistaken idea.
He was under the illusion that he didn't have to work on Saturday night.
synonyms:
fantasy
similar words:
delusion, fancy, mirage
definition 2: a state of seeing, hearing, or otherwise sensing things in a false way.
The magician created the illusion that he was sawing a woman in half.
 
synonyms:
delusion
similar words:
deception
derivation: illusionary (adj.)
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