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delusory
American English: /dəˈlusəri/
, /dəˈluzəri/
British English: /dɪˈluːs(ə)ri/
, /dɪˈluːz(ə)ri/

adjective

  • delusive
    Example sentences
    • Yes, it is illusory and delusory, and yes we know that, but we must continue to live in it.
    • The Mayan calendar is a gateway to realms of consciousness that the majority of mankind has been blinded to by the use of false delusory calendars.
    • In this way, all unenlightened experience is fabricated by the various aspects of the mind as it generates a false self and projects delusory objects onto reality.

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