verb (used with object), de·lud·ed, de·lud·ing.
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So if you decide to play, don’t delude yourself about the risks you are taking.
She deludes herself into thinking she has twin boys with Vision.All the Marvel Clues You Missed in WandaVision's First Two Episodes|Eliana Dockterman|January 15, 2021|Time
While obviously not as cartoonish as the deluded leaders in The Office, du Pont seemed to stretch credulity at times.
All but in the fevered dreams of power mad politicians and their deluded followers is a world without immigration possible.Superman Is Jewish: The Hebrew Roots of America's Greatest Superhero|Rich Goldstein|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for Dawkins the “rape is rape is rape” believers are the deluded absolutists.
When news leaked that Beyoncé lip-synced “The Star Spangled Banner,” her “Beyhive” came alive in (deluded) defense of the star.Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, and Lady Gaga’s Fan Armies Rally on Twitter|Tricia Romano|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The aggrieved and deluded suggest secession—a question that was definitively settled four score and seven years ago.The GOP Faces Years in the Wilderness After 2012 Election Losses|Robert Shrum|November 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The simple honest-hearted General, who knew not the guile of their hearts, was deluded into wishing them success.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Let not yourselves be deluded by those who seek the ruin of your province, and of the whole nation.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
But I never deluded myself for a moment that I was anything approaching those old-time belles.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
I glanced through the letter again, and I felt a warm gush of pity for our poor deluded Liosha.Jaffery|William J. Locke
Yet Mr. O'Connell and his party did not fail to stir up the evil passions of the deluded multitude.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan