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Definition 1: based on or having the nature of an illusion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where illusory or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • illusive hopes of finding a better job
  • Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decision that are staples of democracy

Synonyms for illusory in the sense of this definition

(illusory is similar to ...) lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria

"ghosts and other unreal entities" "unreal propaganda serving as news"

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