Definitions of illusion

  1. an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. something many people believe that is false; "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. An unreal image presented to the bodily or mental vision; a deceptive appearance; a false show; mockery; hallucination. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Hence: Anything agreeably fascinating and charning; enchantment; witchery; glamour. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A sensation originated by some external object, but so modified as in any way to lead to an erroneous perception; as when the rolling of a wagon is mistaken for thunder. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A plain, delicate lace, usually of silk, used for veils, scarfs, dresses, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Deceptive appearance; false show; hallucination; tulle; delicate lace for veils. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Deceptive appearance; false show; error. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Any misleading appearance; a false show. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Deceptive appearance; false show; deception. See Illude. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for illusion

  1. With a faint smile at the illusion to which he had for a moment yielded, he continued his walk. – Berenice by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. They have no sort of illusion the watching carbineers, about what these men, so wet, have been doing at an hour so black. – Ramuntcho by Pierre Loti