What does illusory mean?

Definitions for illusoryɪˈlu sə ri, -zə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  1. illusory(Adjective)

    Resulting from an illusion; deceptive, imaginary, unreal

    Enron's profits were all illusory.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illusory(adj)

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

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of illusory in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of illusory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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