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  Definition of illusion
  1. an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
  2. the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas
  3. something many people believe that is false; "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy"
  4. an erroneous mental representation
Similar Words: magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, conjuration, deception, delusion, head game, fantasy, phantasy, fancy, semblance

 

Hyponyms: card trick, prestidigitation, sleight of hand, bubble, will-o'-the-wisp, ignis fatuus, wishful thinking, apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, shadow, irradiation, phantom limb

 

Derivational Morphology: deceive, lead on, delude, cozen, visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image, fantasize, fantasise

 

 
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