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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French illusorie (modern French illusoire), from Latin illusor (scoffer, mocker).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈluːs(ə)ɹi/, /ɪˈluːz(ə)ɹi/

AdjectiveEdit

illusory (comparative more illusory, superlative most illusory)

  1. Resulting from an illusion; deceptive, imaginary, unreal
    Enron's profits were all illusory.

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