Definitions

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  • adj. Being affected by delusions.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of delude.

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Examples

  • These men were literally deluded, and those who urged them on were _deluded_ by what was then called the liberal part of the press.

    Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. — Volume 1

  • To which Simon replied: "@piersmorgan look up the word deluded in your dictionary."

    Simon Cowell Joins Twitter; Engages in (Virtual) Fight with Piers Morgan

  • Add me to The Galloping Beaver and their “Die Margaret Thatcher” friends, as well as POGGE and their inability to perceive the disingenuous hypocrisy behind Jack Layton and his politically motivated rhetoric, and Bastard Logic simply because he knows he wallows in deluded progressivist fantasy and is entirely comfortable with that.

    The Feigned Outrage Of The Class Clown « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Maybe Im overoptimistic, or just plain deluded, but I think that when the people making the big decisions on technology are the ones who have most absorbed it as a major part of their lives then things will make a little more sense (We like free downloads, dont like crippled media/software – aka protected, and dont think that the internet is a series of tubes)

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - What Does Bill Think Of Firefox?

  • This pleased the mouse and she squeaked for joy and danced and frisked her ears and tail, and greed for the grain deluded her; so she rose at once and issuing forth of her home, saw the sesame husked and dry, shining with whiteness, and the woman sitting at watch and ward.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been called "deluded" over his views on the BBC's move to Salford, which he describes as a "small suburb with little to offer".

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The processes of both outlining and revision should reveal them to the author, though the characters (and, for a time, the readers) may remain deluded.

    SOLVED: The Outlining vs. Organic Writing Debate | Write to Done

  • I think you have things all wrong .. he is a great man with a good heart. .although Hillary supporters are so used to her twisted logic is doesn't surprise me you would see things as you do .. you are just plain deluded.

    Obama admits: I 'cannot know' what war is like

  • And yet surely it is a vision worth celebrating, worth giving thanks for if we see it in terms of the embrace of the intellect by the church as issuing in that confident freedom, that liberty not to be manipulated, not to be bullied, not to be deluded, which is celebrated in our epistle.

    Archbishop Celebrates Selwyn College's 125th Anniversary

  • Been described as a deluded, pompous, politically incorrect person.

    CNN Transcript Jun 17, 2008

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