- N-UNCOUNTSelf-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. 2008.
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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 — 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] * * * … Universalium
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