He walked with that exaggerated erectness which told his self-deluded state as plainly as if he had pronounced it in words.
Mental reasoning of this character is the last resource of the culpable and the self-deluded.
Then there is another poor, self-deluded character among the tribe.
These self-deluded mortals seemed to have forgotten entirely that we were at war.
Was it not equally simple to regard him as the self-deluded votary?
Nothing is more common than uninformed, misinformed, mistaken, or self-deluded honesty.
He would be the very last to slander this wretched woman, or to be self-deluded by a prejudice; and he saw her—he saw her.
Then the scales fell from his eyes and he saw himself as he was, a self-deluded man and a cheat.