delusion

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈluːʒən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈluʒən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di lo̅o̅zhən)

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delusion

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is suffering from [severe, grave] delusions
  2. suffers from self-delusion
  3. mental [symptoms, disorders] including delusions
  4. [seems, appears] to be under the delusion that
  5. is living in his own delusion (that, about)
  6. is under a paranoid delusion
  7. has (always had) delusions of [grandeur, security]
  8. has developed delusions of [grandeur]
  9. have no delusion about [his feelings, where this is going, our chances]
  10. it would be a delusion to think (that)
  11. would be a delusion to [suppose, think, believe] that
  12. the delusion of being [observed, watched]
  13. delusions [induced, caused] by drugs
  14. [fooled, hoodwinked, taken in] by the delusion
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