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    delusion

    delusion - Dictionary definition and meaning for word delusion

    Definition
    (noun) (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
    Synonyms : psychotic belief
    Definition
    (noun) a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea
    Synonyms : hallucination
    Example Sentence
    • he has delusions of competence
    • his dreams of vast wealth are a hallucination
    Definition
    (noun) the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas
    Synonyms : head game , illusion
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for delusion

sounds like illusion which is nothing but false belief

try to remember just 1 word..delude; delude = deceive delusion = result of getting deceived (false beliefs) delusive=deceitful

When you have a delusion, you usually have many illusions and therefore false beliefs and hallucinations.

similar to that of an ILLUSION..

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