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Meaning of ILLUSORY

Pronunciation:  i'loosuree

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  based on or having the nature of an illusion; "illusive hopes of of finding a better job"; "Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decision that are staples of democracy"

ILLUSORY is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: illusive, unreal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Il*lu"so*ry\, a. [Cf. F. illusore.]
Deceiving, or tending of deceive; fallacious; illusive; as,
illusory promises or hopes.

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