Delusion Definition

dĭ-lo͝ozhən
delusions
noun
delusions
The act or process of deluding.
American Heritage
A deluding or being deluded.
Webster's New World
A false belief or opinion.
Webster's New World
A false, persistent belief maintained in spite of evidence to the contrary.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Delusion

Noun

Singular:
delusion
Plural:
delusions

Origin of Delusion

  • Middle English delusioun from Latin dēlūsiō dēlūsiōn- from dēlūsus past participle of dēlūdere to delude delude

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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