self-delusion

self-deluded /self"di looh"did, self'-/, adj.self-deluding, adj.
/self"di looh"zheuhn, self'-/, n.
the act or fact of deluding oneself.
[1625-35]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Self-delusion — Self de*lu sion, n. The act of deluding one s self, or the state of being thus deluded. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-delusion — [self′di lo͞o′zhən] n. SELF DECEPTION …   English World dictionary

  • self-delusion — N UNCOUNT Self delusion is the state of having a false idea about yourself or the situation you are in. ...the grandiose self delusion of the addict …   English dictionary

  • self-delusion — /sɛlf dəˈluʒən/ (say self duh loohzhuhn), / ˈljuʒən/ (say lyoohzhuhn) noun the act of deluding oneself …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-delusion — noun the act of deluding oneself, or the state of being so deluded …   Wiktionary

  • self-delusion — deceiving oneself deliberately …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-delusion — noun the action or state of failing to recognize reality …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-delusion — n. the act or an instance of deluding oneself …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-de|cep|tion — «SEHLF dih SEHP shuhn», noun. the act or fact of deceiving oneself; self delusion; self deceit …   Useful english dictionary

  • delusion — Synonyms and related words: aberrancy, aberration, acting, affectation, agnosia, airy nothing, apparition, appearance, artifice, attitudinizing, autism, bamboozlement, befooling, block, blocking, bluff, bluffing, bubble, calculated deception,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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