Meaning of self-deceived


Pronunciation: (self'di-sēvd', self"-), [key]
— adj.
  1. holding an erroneous opinion of oneself, one's own effort, or the like.
  2. being mistaken, forming an erroneous judgment, etc., in one's own mind, as from careless or wishful thinking: If you thought my friendship was love, you were self-deceived.
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