Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Illusory.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Deceiving by illusion; deceitful; false; illusory.

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

  • adjective Deceiving by false show; deceitful; deceptive; false; illusory; unreal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Subject to or pertaining to an illusion, often used in the sense of an unrealistic expectation or an unreachable goal or outcome.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective based on or having the nature of an illusion

Etymologies

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illusion +‎ -ive

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