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Definition of the adjective illusory

What does illusory mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. based on or having the nature of an illusion
    • example: 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
    • synonym of illusory: illusive
    • similar: unreal

Alternative definition of the adjective illusory

adjective

  1. Resulting from an illusion; deceptive, imaginary, unreal

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (2009)

by John M Levine, Michael A. Hogg

Illusory correlation refers to the tendency for someone to overestimate the frequency with which two events co-occur. The correlation is...

An illusory correlation can result from aspects of the events or from biases of the perceiver. When the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Psychology (2007)

by Roy F. Baumeister, Kathleen D. Vohs

An illusory correlation occurs when a person perceives a relationship between two variables that are not in fact correlated. In the first study to demonstrate this phenomenon, participants were presented with pairs of words from two stimulus ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Hindee Language (1875)

by John Drew Bate

illusory, unreal, deceptive, ma- mTTTWrtl, m. (wtor + dtff) illusion and ignorance. WTOTOt, m. (/. ini) = wnndft, q.v. WIUufgH, m. (/. a) without compassion, merciless, unfeeling, unloving. ,. > illusory, unreal, deceptive. WfOTOTi j '* JTiaTSH ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law (1891)

Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern; Including the Principal Terms of International, Constitutional, and Commercial Law; with a Collection of Legal Maxims and Numerous Select Titles from the Civil Law and Other Foreign Systems by Henry Campbell Black

ILLUSORY. Deceiving by false appearances; nominal, as distinguished from substantial. ILLUSORY APPOINTMENT. For~ merly the appointment of a merely nominal 1MBROCUS share of the property to one of the objects of a pQWer, in order ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern ... (1995)

by Henry Campbell Black

ILLUSORY. Deceiving by false appearances; nominal, as distinguished from substantial. — Illusory appointment. Formerly the appointment of a merely nominal share of the property to one of the objects of a power, in order to escape the rule ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1896)

by James Cockcroft, David Shephard Garland, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield

Illusory Appointment . — Where, by the terms of the instrument creating the power, none of the objects can ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Buddhism (2013)

by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish

®illusory . body ̄ (Skt. māyā-deha, Tib. sgyu lus). Its primary deity is Guhyasamāja, who is visualized as being dark blue in color and as having three faces and six arms ...

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I've always felt a need to have a life which is completely separate - at least as far as possible - from the kind of illusory lifestyle that comes with being a celebrity. (Winona Ryder)
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Scrabble value of I1L1L1U1S1O1R1Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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