Translation of delusion in Spanish:

delusion

Pronunciation: /dɪˈluːʒən/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (mistaken idea) error (m); (vain hope) falsa ilusión (f) she clung to the delusion that … se aferraba a la vana ilusión de que … they're laboring under the delusion that they're going to get compensation se creen que los van a indemnizar (y están en un error)
    More example sentences
    • The rise of psychoanalysis did much to validate the contents of mental symptoms, including delusions.
    • In the paranoid form of this disorder, they develop delusions of persecution or personal grandeur.
    • LSD can induce a psychotic state with paranoid delusions that can last for months.
    1.2 [Psych] idea (f) delirante he suffers from delusions o the delusion that he is Napoleon se cree Napoleón he has delusions of grandeur tiene delirios de grandeza
  • 2 u (act of deluding) [formal] engaño (m)
    More example sentences
    • The rest of us play along, but no one is fooled by this necessary delusion.
    • In short, the evidence points more towards hoaxing and delusion than real discovery.
    • What is deceit or delusion, and what is genuine in this movement?

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