Definitions for illusoryɪˈlu sə ri, -zə-

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  1. illusive, illusory(adj)

    based on or having the nature of an illusion

    "illusive hopes of finding a better job"; "Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decision that are staples of democracy"

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  1. illusory(Adjective)

    Resulting from an illusion; deceptive, imaginary, unreal

    Enron's profits were all illusory.

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  1. Illusory(adj)

    deceiving, or tending of deceive; fallacious; illusive; as, illusory promises or hopes

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. illusore.]


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