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self-delusion
American English: /ˈˌsɛlf dəˈluʒən/

Translation of self-delusion in Spanish:

noun

  • uncountable or countable
    Example sentences
    • Negotiations are the heroin of Westerners addicted to self-delusion.
    • When anybody calls their bluff and punctures this self-delusion, they can only cope by insulting and vilifying their critics.
    • My theory is that many chiefs are victims of self-delusion, their own double-speak.

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