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wishful thinking

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  • nounbelief that wishes become reality
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Synonyms for wishful thinking

noun belief that wishes become reality
  • delusion
  • fantasy
  • mistaken belief
  • self-deception
  • sophistry

Antonyms for wishful thinking

  • reality
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More words related to wishful thinking

pipe dream

noun. unrealistic hope
  • air castle
  • airy hope
  • castle in the air
  • castle in the sky
  • chimera
  • daydream
  • false hope
  • fantastic notion
  • fantasy
  • fool's paradise
  • golden dream
  • pie in the sky
  • unreal hope
  • wishful thinking
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.