Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of delusion.
  • Afflicted with delusions: as, the delusional insane.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to delusions.

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  • adjective Suffering from or characterized by delusions

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  • adjective suffering from or characterized by delusions

Etymologies

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delusion +‎ -al

Examples

  • The term delusional disorder was suggested by Winokur 1072 to avoid the confusion resulting from the diverse concepts of paranoia and the ambiguity of that term, which has been used to denote insanity, suspiciousness, persecutory or grandiose delusions, schizophrenia, and a specific disease entity distinct from other psychoses.

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  • Many of us have been raised with what I call delusional thought patterns.

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  • Many of us have been raised with what I call delusional thought patterns.

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  • Your opinion of my complacency and being delusional is your suggestion or is it another runoff the mill copout that you have no suggestion accept to say something for the sake of saying nothing.

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  • Setting aside the most extreme examples, to flatly dismiss such products as esoteric, or their advocates as delusional, is a mistake.

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  • Hoodathunk (sponsored by the FSM, Noodles for Freedom!) says: the cranial butt plug is smelling more and more like a certain delusional physician.

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  • Hoodathunk (sponsored by the FSM, Noodles for Freedom!) says: the cranial butt plug is smelling more and more like a certain delusional physician.

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  • Your opinion of my complacency and being delusional is your suggestion or is it another runoff the mill copout that you have no suggestion accept to say something for the sake of saying nothing.

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  • Your opinion of my complacency and being delusional is your suggestion or is it another runoff the mill copout that you have no suggestion accept to say something for the sake of saying nothing.

    Page 3

  • Your opinion of my complacency and being delusional is your suggestion or is it another runoff the mill copout that you have no suggestion accept to say something for the sake of saying nothing.

    Page 3

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