deluded

deluded
[[t]dɪlu͟ːdɪd[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED
Someone who is deluded believes something that is not true.

But those planning to put the new invention to good use were sadly deluded...

You poor deluded fool!

Syn:

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • deluded — index blind (not discerning) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Deluded — Delude De*lude , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deluded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deluding}.] [L. deludere, delusum; de + ludere to play, make sport of, mock. See {Ludicrous}.] 1. To lead from truth or into error; to mislead the mind or judgment of; to beguile;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deluded — adjective Being affected by delusions. He was deluded to think that she cared in the slightest …   Wiktionary

  • deluded — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. tricked, betrayed, fooled; see deceived 1 , mistaken 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • deluded — de|lud|ed [ dı ludəd ] adjective believing something that is not true …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deluded — de·lude || dɪ luːd v. deceive, mislead, dupe, cheat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deluded — UK [dɪˈluːdɪd] / US [dɪˈludəd] adjective believing something that is not true …   English dictionary

  • deluded — deludˈed adjective Holding or acting under false beliefs • • • Main Entry: ↑delude …   Useful english dictionary

  • deluded himself — mislead himself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-deluded — also self deluded, 1766, from SELF (Cf. self) + deluded (see DELUDE (Cf. delude)) …   Etymology dictionary

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