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illusionary

[ ih-loo-zhuh-ner-ee ]
/ ɪˈlu ʒəˌnɛr i /
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adjective
of, relating to, or characterized by illusions; deceptive; misleading.
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Also il·lu·sion·al [ih-loo-zhuh-nl] /ɪˈlu ʒə nl/ .

Origin of illusionary

First recorded in 1885–90; illusion + -ary

OTHER WORDS FROM illusionary

non·il·lu·sion·al, adjective
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