Synonyms of delusion


1. delusion, psychotic belief, psychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition

usage: (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary

2. delusion, hallucination, misconception

usage: a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea; "he has delusions of competence"; "his dreams of vast wealth are a hallucination"

3. delusion, illusion, head game, deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation

usage: the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas

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