to be under a delusion


to be under a delusion
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  • labor under a delusion/misapprehension/misconception — ◇ If you continue to believe something that is not true, you are laboring under a delusion/misapprehension/misconception. He still labors under the delusion that other people value his opinion. • • • Main Entry: ↑labor …   Useful english dictionary

  • delusion — delusion, illusion, hallucination, mirage denote something which is believed to be or is accepted as being true or real but which is actually false or unreal. Delusion in general implies self deception or deception by others; it may connote a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • delusion — delusion, illusion overlap in meaning because both are to do with things wrongly believed or thought for various reasons. There is, however, a distinguishing principle: a delusion is a wrong belief regarded from the point of view of the person… …   Modern English usage

  • delusion — n. 1) to cherish, cling to a delusion 2) a delusion that + clause (he was under a delusion that he would inherit money) 3) under a delusion (to labor under a delusion) 4) (misc.) delusions of grandeur * * * [dɪ luːʒ(ə)n] cling to a delusion (misc …   Combinatory dictionary

  • delusion — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dangerous ▪ paranoid ▪ collective, mass, popular (esp. AmE) ▪ He dismissed the so called miracle as a collective delusion …   Collocations dictionary

  • delusion — [[t]dɪlu͟ːʒ(ə)n[/t]] delusions 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A delusion is a false idea. I was under the delusion that he intended to marry me. 2) N UNCOUNT Delusion is the state of believing things that are not true. Insinuations about her mental… …   English dictionary

  • delusion — de|lu|sion [dıˈlu:ʒən] n 1.) [U and C] a false belief about yourself or the situation you are in under a delusion (that) ▪ He is under the delusion that I am going to cheat him. 2.) delusions of grandeur the belief that you are much more… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • delusion — noun 1 (C, U) a false belief about yourself or the situation you are in: be under the delusion that (=wrongly believe that): I was still under the naive delusion that everyone was good at heart. 2 delusions of grandeur the belief that you are… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Delusion — This article is about psychiatric condition. For the concept in Eastern spirituality, see Delusion (spirituality). Delusionism redirects here. For Wikipedia delusionism (also known as inletionism ), see meta:delusionism. See also: Delusional… …   Wikipedia

  • under — un|der [ ʌndər ] function word *** Under can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or number): There are piles of books under my desk. The total cost of the project is just under $3 million. The technology has been… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • under */*/*/ — UK [ˈʌndə(r)] / US [ˈʌndər] adverb, preposition Summary: Under can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or number): There are piles of books under my desk. ♦ The total cost of the project is just under £2.2 million …   English dictionary

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