Synonyms for deluded

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And what had so enchanted the poor prisoner, so deluded the poor maniac?

Where were those silly hopes with which, at one time, he had deluded himself?

Could it be that, after all, Mackintosh had been mistaken, or that Red Fox had deluded them?

Each of us knows it all, and knows he knows it all—the rest, to a man, are fools and deluded.

Do not be deluded with this idea that one party is right and the other wrong.

They had no mind to be deluded into working for a precarious wage.

The truth is that I am not deluded by the official bulletins.

Knight was as honourable a man as was ever loved and deluded by woman.

His deluded followers were advised to return to their allegiance to the Crown.

Perhaps I deluded myself; her skill with the pen would not serve her far.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Latin deludere "to play false; to mock, deceive," from de- "down, to one's detriment" + ludere "to play" (see ludicrous). Related: Deluded; deluding.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DELUDED

deceived

adjectiveled into an erroneous conclusion

fooled

adjectivetricked
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