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wishful thinking


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Identification of one's wishes or desires with reality.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The illusion that what one would like is actually true.
  • n. Decision-making based on self-delusion.

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

  • n. the illusion that what you wish for is actually true


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