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EtymologyEdit

From Old French illusion, from Latin illūsiō, from illūdere, from in- (at, upon) + lūdere (to play, mock, trick). Displaced native Old English dwimmer.

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illusion (countable and uncountable, plural illusions)

  1. (countable) Anything that seems to be something that it is not.
    We saw what looked like a tiger among the trees, but it was an illusion caused by the shadows of the branches.
    Using artificial additives, scientists can create the illusion of fruit flavours in food.
  2. (countable) A misapprehension; a belief in something that is in fact not true.
    Jane has this illusion that John is in love with her.
  3. (countable) A magician’s trick.
  4. (uncountable) The state of being deceived or misled.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French illusion, from Latin illūsio.

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illusion c (singular definite illusionen, plural indefinite illusioner)

  1. illusion

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illusion f (plural illusions)

  1. illusion

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illusion c

  1. an illusion

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Declension of illusion 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative illusion illusionen illusioner illusionerna
Genitive illusions illusionens illusioners illusionernas

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