verb (used with object), de·lud·ed, de·lud·ing.
Origin of delude
Examples from the Web for delude
Without sufficient growth, we should not delude ourselves about how painful this is going to be.As Austerity Cuts Loom, Greeks Strike, But More Cuts Are Demanded|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We should not delude ourselves that the middle is the golden path.
It would be futile to delude ourselves that at present, readers find every pathography unsavory.Leonardo da Vinci|Sigmund Freud
So did I delude myself; so did you guilelessly assist me in the delusion.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
I concluded that the simple campaign of existence for me was to delude the populace, or as much of it as would look at me.The Third Violet|Stephen Crane
On one point he did not delude himself as he looked back over his life.Jan of the Windmill|Juliana Horatia Ewing
"Think not to delude me, audacious wretch," cried the carpenter.Jack Sheppard, Vol. II (of III)|W. Harrison Ainsworth