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self-deceived

[self-di-seevd, self-] /ˈsɛlf dɪˈsivd, ˌsɛlf-/
adjective
1.
holding an erroneous opinion of oneself, one's own effort, or the like.
2.
being mistaken, forming an erroneous judgment, etc., in one's own mind, as from careless or wishful thinking:
If you thought my friendship was love, you were self-deceived.
Origin of self-deceived
1665-1675
First recorded in 1665-75
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