wishful thinking

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wishful thinking (usually uncountable, plural wishful thinkings)

  1. (idiomatic, psychology) The illusion that what one would like to be true is actually true.
  2. (idiomatic) Decision-making based on self-delusion.

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EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from English wishful thinking.

NounEdit

wishful thinking m (uncountable)

  1. (psychology) wishful thinking
    Synonym: pensamento desejoso