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synonyms for delusions

  • insanity
  • mental disorder
  • personality disorder
  • schizophrenia
  • crack-up
  • craziness
  • depression
  • derangement
  • disturbed mind
  • emotional disorder
  • emotional instability
  • loss of mind
  • lunacy
  • madness
  • maladjustment
  • mania
  • mental disease
  • mental sickness
  • nervous breakdown
  • nervous disorder
  • neurosis
  • neurotic disorder
  • paranoia
  • phobia
  • psychopathy
  • psychosis
  • sick mind
  • troubled mind
  • unbalanced mind
  • unsoundness of mind
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How to use delusions in a sentence

It was piteous to see how in these intervals his delusions were always shaped by the bitterest experiences of his life.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
But Thomas Carr was not so apt at keeping up delusions at the expense of truth, and he only smiled in reply.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
And what humiliation to know that in your youth you are really wooed for the sake of the race alone, no matter what the delusions.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Delusions of persecution are not unusual, and this sometimes leads to homicidal tendencies.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
In many cases the refusal of food is associated with the patient's melancholic delusions.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Stages may be skipped, several forms of delusions may become prominent in the life of the individual at about the same time.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Not infrequently the third stage of paranoia, in which there are delusions of grandeur, may be observed.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
We had no delusions about material facts; we didn't want each other alive or dead, we wanted each other fully alive.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Perhaps I had slipped unawares for a time into the delusions of a party man—but I do not think so.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
I know the strength and sweetness of the illusions (that is, delusions) that you are required to forego.
THE LETTERS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
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