delusional delusional  /dɪ ˈlu ʒə nəl/


  • (adj) suffering from or characterized by delusions


  1. To anyone who wasn't around in the early 70s, this statement must sound utopian, if not delusional.
  2. Amanda Rivkin AFP Getty Blagojevich, 52, was either delusional, stupid or some combination of both.
  3. He would be a megalomaniac if his preoccupation with power were delusional, but it's not.


  1. Illinois man sentenced to 30 months in prison in case where children were bound and blindfolded in parking lot

    A 53-year-old Northlake, Ill., man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for five crimes in an incident last June in which two of his children were found bound by their hands and feet in a Lawrence Walmart parking lot. Without sleep for nine days and suffering from mental illness, he had become delusional and feared his children were possessed by demons, according to the man's court ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Lawrence Journal-World

  2. Faith Ringgold exhibit challenges America to see its true colors

    WASHINGTON — Fifty years after the racial upheaval of the 1960s, Americans often like to say they don't see color. They pretend not to see it even when it's right in front of their faces, says artist Faith Ringgold. It's a worldview she finds delusional, counterintuitive and impossible for artists like herself who traffic in color and shades of meaning.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Middletown Press

  3. What's Happening

    The city is drowning in debt. "Delusional." Or a Chupacabra?
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Business Insider


  1. "The implication is, is that, you know, the people who have been voting for me or involved in my campaign are somehow delusional," Obama said to chuckles. "The thinking is that somehow they're being duped and that eventually they're going to...
    on Feb 21, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Anyone who believes they can send this bill to the president without being tarred by it is delusional," McConnell said Tuesday. "Anyone who endorses this strategy will be forever remembered for trying to claim they didn't vote for something...
    on Mar 16, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: FOXNews

  3. "Omarosa wished her career was my career," Williams told the AP. "Omarosa is a delusional, D-list, pathetic woman."
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Wendy Williams Source: International Herald Tribune

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