adjectivechiefly • literary
- Deceptive; illusory: an illusive havenMore example sentences
- At this dream workshop in Pennsylvania, people learn how to remember, even influence those illusive nightly visions.
- The Quebec circus troupe's touring Alegría, which has come to play in Calgary this month, is guaranteed to put you in a child-like state of awe and wonder at its physical feats and illusive imagery.
early 17th century: from medieval Latin illusivus, from Latin illus- 'mocked', from the verb illudere (see illusion).
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