delusive Definition

giving a false or misleading impression; deceptive.

Using delusive: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "delusive" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The delusive promises of the advertisement led to disappointment.

  • Example

    The idea that money can buy happiness is delusive.

  • Example

    The politician's speech was full of delusive claims and empty promises.

delusive Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: delusive in Brief

The term 'delusive' [dɪˈluːsɪv] refers to something that gives a false or misleading impression, often leading to disappointment. It is an adjective used to describe things like promises, ideas, and claims. Synonyms include 'deceptive' and 'misleading,' while antonyms include 'genuine' and 'authentic.'