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Definitions for delusive
dɪˈlu sɪv; dɪˈlu sə ridelu·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delusive, false(adj)

    inappropriate to reality or facts

    "delusive faith in a wonder drug"; "delusive expectations"; "false hopes"

Wiktionary

  1. delusive(Adjective)

    Producing delusions.

  2. delusive(Adjective)

    Delusional.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Delusive(adj)

    apt or fitted to delude; tending to mislead the mind; deceptive; beguiling; delusory; as, delusive arts; a delusive dream

    Etymology: [See Delude.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of delusive in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of delusive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of delusive in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    No one is self-made in actual sense. Yes! anyone who claims to be a self-made person is delusive. For, each and everyone of us has been helped, supported or blessed by someone else or God himself in one way or another. Thus, you've got to show gratitude to anyone or God who deserves it. -Emeasoba George

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Everyone has something to offer to someone else or others. Yes! you heard me right as ever. Do you claim that you don't have tangible things like money to share out? If yes then listen up, you do have intangible things to share out like your God-given words of wisdom, insights, motivations, inspirations and stuffs like that. And may I tell you this, whoever that claims not to have something to share with someone else or others is stingy and delusive. You can say I said so.

  3. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Fallibility is simply defined as state of being capable of making mistakes or being wrong sometimes. Permit me to tell you this, every human is fallible in nature. Yes! you heard me right as usual, even the Pope himself is fallible in nature. That is to say, there is no exception to what I'm writing or talking about. Although, he (the Pope) is widely regarded as infallible according to the dogma of the Roman catholic church. But come on, is the pope (a) catholic? Nevertheless, it is delusion to regard any human as infallible. I mean, anyone who regards any other human as incapable of making mistakes or being wrong is nothing but delusive. Besides, whoever that claims to be infallible has never tried out something new before and it is only a coward who is often reluctant to try out something new, just because of fear of failure. Wait a second, is the Pope (a) catholic? Furthermore, in case you don't know, almighty God is the only one who is ever infallible. Apart from him (Almighty God) no other person is infallible naturally, regardless of world renowned professors. Anyway, do quote me right or rather you can say I said so. ~Emeasoba George

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Self-delusion is one's failure to recognize a reality. Now, permit me to tell you this. Anyone who thinks or says that true Love does not exist is just delusive. Yes! because, true Love exists and it will ever exist. Note: A Cheat always thinks and says that everyone cheats and a Liar often thinks and says that everyone lies (mark you). -Emeasoba George

  5. Coleridge:

    Pleasure, most often delusive, may be born of delusion. Pleasure, herself a sorceress, may pitch her tents on enchanted ground. But happiness (or, to use a more accurate and comprehensive term, solid well-being) can be built on virtue alone, and must of necessity have truth for its foundation.

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