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"
Resulting from an illusion; deceptive, imaginary, unreal
Enron's profits were all illusory.
deceiving, or tending of deceive; fallacious; illusive; as, illusory promises or hopes
Origin: [Cf. F. illusore.]
The numerical value of illusory in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of illusory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.
Any future promise (of wall money) is illusory at best.
Liquidity is illusory for most bonds, the only time you need it is when you can't get it.
Thank God, there are some anonymous quote writer, proverbs and a very few truthsayers through thoughts otherwise we would not have known the right and the wrong things as well as the good and the bad people of this illusory world.
Do not pursue what is illusory - property and position all that is gained at the expense of your nerves decade after decade and can be confiscated in one fell night. Live with a steady superiority over life - don't be afraid of misfortune, and do not yearn after happiness it is after all, all the same the bitter doesn't last forever, and the sweet never fills the cup to overflowing.
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