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Delusive [Adjective]

Sentence: Anything comforting put him on guard. “It seems important to find ways of reminding ourselves that most ‘familiarity’ is mediated and delusive,” he said in a long 1991 interview with Larry McCaffery, an English professor at San Diego State. (Source: www.newyorker.com)

Meaning: Misleading or giving a false impression

How To Remember?

Simple, a delusion is delusive! A delusion is far moved from reality. It is a lie!

Synonyms?

Misleading; Deceptive; Misconceived; Mistaken; Illusory; Chimerical; Insubstantial; Illusive.

Antonym?

Genuine.

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