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“It seems to have forced those people onto darker, scarier apps where their delusion and bloodlust can run wild,” Dorsey allowed.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov retorted that Navalny had delusions of grandeur, paranoia and a “Freudian fixation” on his underwear.

A nation unwilling to tell the truth about itself to itself will circle its delusions until there is nothing left to tether it to reality.

Those keywords — delusion, justice, accountability and freedom — name and organize the four short essays that provide most of the book’s pages.

What’s more, we are willing to lessen the criminal penalty if the person was deprived of free will, for instance if they were in the grip of a schizophrenic delusion.

I suffer from no delusion that the justice system treats black and white equally.

The Hannity-esque delusion of a post-racial America is ill-informed at best and bigoted at worst.

To his fellow survivors and to the audience, this delusion indicates another slip on a downward spiral.

Like Miller, Wolf suffers from the radical self-delusion that mistakes bonkers political views for uncommonly brave opinion.

Dawkins is an adept cultural fire-conductor; the title of his bestselling book The God Delusion gives a clear indicator why.

It was directed to Mr. Carr, and said as plainly as look could say, "Don't undeceive her; keep up the delusion."

Dining the eminent members of my constituency on horse-meat, under the delusion that what is good for chickens is good for votes.

The horrible phantasy had faded from her mind with the morning light, and she would try and think of it as a mental delusion.

She found this imaginary phenomenon to be soothing rather than otherwise, and resigned herself almost eagerly to the delusion.

The delusion of the red figure with the knife had passed for a moment, and the king's eyes were closed.


On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to delusion, such as: deception, fantasy, hallucination, illusion, pipe dream, and apparition.

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