illusion illusion  /ɪ ˈlu ʒən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an erroneous mental representation
  2. (n) something many people believe that is false
  3. (n) the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas
  4. (n) an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers

Usage(s):

  1. The psychology of this is that there are all these illusions that we have, like the illusion of superiority and the illusion of control.
  2. Sport at the highest levels, whether labeled professional or merely operated that way, has always demanded of its followers a certain capacity for illusion.
  3. Men rarely give up their illusions, even when those illusions are scraped away by the sharp edges of reality.

News

  1. Magic show in the dark gives blind people a new experience

    The Louisville International Festival of Magic, Illusion & Unusual includes a show for the blind.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: FOX 41 Louisville

  2. Illusion seek first win at home against Maine

    The Erie Illusion women's football team will try to break into the win column when it hosts the Maine Rebels today at 4 p.m. at Veterans Stadium.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  3. Video Interview - Castle of Illusion's Classic Difficulty

    The senior producer for Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse emphasized that his game is not for children, it is for "gamers". The classic Genesis title is getting a full reimagining from Sega as a downloadable platformer launching this year. While 3D navigation has been added to certain areas of the game, the team wanted to keep the remake faithfully difficult to the original.  Watch the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Game Informer

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Quotes

  1. Apparently conscious of this and wary of the precarious and recalcitrant North Korean regime, Bush said, "I'm under no illusion. This is the first step. This isn't the end of the process. It is the beginning of the process."
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: President Bush Source: 코리아타임즈

  2. "The war in Iraq is not going as advertised. It is a flawed policy wrapped in illusion," Murtha said.
    on Nov 17, 2005 By: John Murtha Source: FOXNews

  3. "It's really about the illusion," Venus told grossed-out reporters. "Like you can wear lace, but what's the point of wearing lace when there's just black under?"
    on May 27, 2010 By: Venus Williams Source: JOE

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