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For this 10-year-old there are no childhood fantasies about the romance of war or political delusions about a grand victory.

We can only hope the Russians shoot down their own myths and delusions, and not the local population.

I have no delusions about what The Bachelor is—predictable, sexy television, with a gloss of good-clean fun.

It also protects the individual against egotism and delusions of grandeur.

The delusions extend beyond the enigmatic, disorienting desert, with its mirages and its “great expanse of nonmeaning.”

It was piteous to see how in these intervals his delusions were always shaped by the bitterest experiences of his life.

But Thomas Carr was not so apt at keeping up delusions at the expense of truth, and he only smiled in reply.

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.

Delusions of persecution are not unusual, and this sometimes leads to homicidal tendencies.

In many cases the refusal of food is associated with the patient's melancholic delusions.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to delusions, such as: insanity, mental disorder, personality disorder, crack up, craziness, and depression.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.