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Another word for illusion

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Noun
  1. An erroneous perception of reality

    See also:

    real

  2. A fantastic, impracticable plan or desire

    See also:

    real

Another word for illusion

Synonym Study

  • Mirage refers to an optical illusion caused by atmospheric conditions, and, in figurative use, implies an unrealizable hope or aspiration
  • Hallucination implies the apparent perception, in nervous or mental disorder, of something external that is actually not present
  • Delusion implies belief in something that is contrary to fact or reality, resulting from deception, a misconception, or a mental disorder to have delusions of grandeur
  • Illusion suggests the false perception or interpretation of something that has objective existence perspective in drawing gives the illusion of depth