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synonyms for illusions

  • confusion
  • deception
  • delusion
  • fantasy
  • hallucination
  • image
  • misconception
  • myth
  • pipe dream
  • semblance
  • apparition
  • bubble
  • chimera
  • daydream
  • error
  • fallacy
  • fancy
  • ghost
  • hocus-pocus
  • invention
  • make-believe
  • mirage
  • misapprehension
  • mockery
  • paramnesia
  • phantasm
  • rainbow
  • trip
  • déjà vu
  • false impression
  • figment of imagination
  • fool's paradise
  • head trip
  • idolism
  • ignus fatuus
  • misbelief
  • misimpression
  • optical illusion
  • seeming
  • virtual reality

antonyms for illusions

MOST RELEVANT
  • fact
  • reality
  • truth
  • being
  • certainty
  • correction
  • right
  • event
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How to use illusions in a sentence

And this was all done in the story of Lazarus in such a way that it might surround every grave with illusions for centuries.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Later I saw him driving with an astonishingly handsome woman; who looked as if she had been born without crudities or illusions.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He led her by the hand, and confided to her infantile spirit all his thoughts, his illusions, his day-dreams.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
In any case his situation was still very desperate; on that score he allowed himself no illusions.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
If she had to be unhappy, far better unhappy alone and free, with some of her illusions undispelled.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
All sorts of allowances are made for the illusions of youth; and none, or almost none, for the disenchantments of age.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The continuity which the surface seems to have, and the apparent solidity of the ball are, then, pure illusions.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
Fitzwilliam, who had no illusions left, thought differently, and there can be little doubt that he was right.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
I do not think it is possible to have fewer illusions than I. I sometimes wish I had more.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
There was something so combustible and wild in his attitude, that, there, at least no one was under illusions as to the danger.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
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