Something that is delusive deceives you by giving a false belief about yourself or the situation you are in.
Something illusory appears real or possible; in fact, it is neither.
When you disillusion someone, you show that a belief they hold dear is untrue—thereby disheartening and disappointing them.
passing reference or indirect mention
characterized by indirect references
a quality characterized by indirect reference
(psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
suffering from or characterized by delusions
freeing from false belief or illusions
difficult to describe
the quality of being difficult to grasp or pin down
an erroneous mental representation
based on or having the nature of an illusion
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