Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the characteristics of an illusion; fallacious; illusory.

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

  • adjective marked by or producing illusion.

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  • adjective Illusory; pertaining to an illusion, or of the nature of an illusion.

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  • adjective marked by or producing illusion

Etymologies

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illusion +‎ -ary

Examples

  • Any sense of separation from One is the result of a foggy substance, best described as illusionary mist, that shrouds the spiritual eyes of beings who exist at the lower depths of the cosmos.

    Arcturian Songs of the Masters of Light

  • Any sense of separation from One is the result of a foggy substance, best described as illusionary mist, that shrouds the spiritual eyes of beings who exist at the lower depths of the cosmos.

    Arcturian Songs of the Masters of Light

  • It didn't claim Paul's visions were "illusionary", only that it was "not uncommon at this time".

    Amazing Thread v.2.0

  • Police said the woman set-up "illusionary" projects in 2007 to fund her personal investments and schemes.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • And second, his entire thesis regarding the ME is "illusionary" ...

    My Right Word

  • International Rectifier responded by calling the offer "illusionary," and a "ploy" designed to gain favor with its shareholders.

    Dealscape

  • The benefits of Trade can be very illusionary in the first place.

    Trade Policy, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Why, because at times, an egotist sense of self is so diminished and endemic, its false survival unknowingly depends on thrashing, belittling and insulting others to maintain a continuous sick illusionary story in their head necessary to misleadingly feed and encourage a diminished sense of self.

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  • Why, because at times, an egotist sense of self is so diminished and endemic, its false survival unknowingly depends on thrashing, belittling and insulting others to maintain a continuous sick illusionary story in their head necessary to misleadingly feed and encourage a diminished sense of self.

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  • This is fact, and cannot be undone by claims of productivity increases which are mainly illusionary. lgl

    Economists as Heretics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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