from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Self-deception.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Synonym of self-deception.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of deceiving one's self, or the state of being self-deceived; self-deception.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Deception respecting one's self, or which originates from one's own mistake; self-deception.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a misconception that is favorable to the person who holds it
self- + deceit (Wiktionary)