Etymology
Advertisement

delusive (adj.)

"causing delusion, deceptive," c. 1600; see delusion + -ive. Related: Delusively; delusiveness.

updated on July 16, 2018

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of delusive from WordNet

delusive (adj.)
inappropriate to reality or facts;
delusive faith in a wonder drug
delusive expectations
Synonyms: false
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.